Main Restorations Software Audio/Jukebox/MP3 Everything Else Buy/Sell/Trade
Project Announcements Monitor/Video GroovyMAME Merit/JVL Touchscreen Meet Up Retail Vendors
Driving & Racing Woodworking Software Support Forums Consoles Project Arcade Reviews
Automated Projects Artwork Frontend Support Forums Pinball Forum Discussion Old Boards
Raspberry Pi & Dev Board controls.dat Linux Miscellaneous Arcade Wiki Discussion Old Archives
Lightguns Arcade1Up --- Bug Reports --- Site News

Unread posts | New Replies | Recent posts | Rules | Chatroom | Wiki | File Repository | RSS | Submit news

  

Author Topic: What video card for arcade monitor?  (Read 1143 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Kanedo

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 19
  • Last login:October 22, 2003, 11:27:17 pm
  • I want to Build My Own Arcade Controls!!
What video card for arcade monitor?
« on: August 06, 2002, 12:35:54 pm »
I've read through quite a few posts on different forums, but I'm still not too sure which video card is best for running mame + arcade monitor.

It seems like AdvanceMame is currently the most scalable version of mame for use with an arcade monitor, but which video card would give me the following features?

-Custom Resolution (ie.. 384x224 or 304x224)
-Interlaced mode @ custom resolutions (Arcade monitors are interlaced right?)
-Hopefully Windows support, but not required.

TIA

mhoward211

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 23
  • Last login:April 09, 2003, 10:31:25 am
Re:What video card for arcade monitor?
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2002, 10:52:50 am »
I started with a dual boot system that ran DOS/Win 98 so I was able to use ArcadeOS.  For that I was able to use an ATI Rage Pro card.  I am now wanting to convert my system to Windows only and as far as I know from various reading of posts the Matrox g400 and the Trident Blade cards are your best bets for the Windows system.

Michael