What's here now is the built-in video on the MB. I do have a HUGE card in there that turns out to be a Phillips SAA7110A WP A/V card, but I see no video connectors to it.
That's because it's a TV tuner/video capture card, not a video card. It will output video probably via S-video or standard analog video out to a TV. The video it outputs is from video files you play back with software like Premier or something.
Why do you want a new video card? You won't see any difference in performance unless you are doing Photoshop or something. It won't speed up the machine for everyday use. Use your money elsewhere.
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Video Card: 3D Rage II+* VRAM Type: EDO SGRAM Details: *ATI 3D Rage II+ graphics onboard originally, upgraded to ATI Rage Pro starting May 1, 1998. The M6142LL/A configuration also has 8 MB of VRAM on a 2D/3D graphics PCI card. Standard VRAM: 2 MB, 6 MB* Maximum VRAM: 6 MB* Details: *This model has 2 MB of VRAM onboard and a single expansion slot that supports an additional 4 MB of VRAM (3.3V 83 MHz 144-pin SO-DIMM). The M6142LL/A configuration 6 MB of VRAM standard onboard and 8 MB of VRAM on a 2D/3D graphics PCI card.
Display Support: Single Display* Resolution Support: 1024x768* Details: Apple advertised that this system can support "thousands of colors at up to 1024 by 768-pixel resolution (24-bit), [and] millions of colors at up to 832 by 624-pixel resolution (32-bit), refresh rate of up to 85 Hz." It can support resolutions up to 1600x1200 with the maximum 6 MB of VRAM installed.
That's for the 266MHz minitower model. You should be able to get 1024x768. Is that option available in the monitors preference pane?
Nope, the only option is 640 x 480 67Mhz
You need to add more video RAM, VRAM. Look at system profiler, it probably is only 2M of VRAM. If you add a 4M chip to the slot it will take you to 6, that will do a larger resolution, and it's a lot cheaper than a video card.
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