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Sun XVR-300 Graphics Accelerator Overview
The Sun XVR-300 graphics accelerator is a 24-bit high-resolution
PCI-Express graphics frame buffer. The Sun XVR-300 graphics accelerator runs on Sun PCI-Express full-height or low-profile system platforms.
The Sun XVR-300 graphics accelerator installation kit includes:
The Sun XVR-300 graphics accelerator offers the following features for full-height and low-profile Sun PCI-Express systems:
Note - For low-profile systems, you must replace the board bracket with the low-profile bracket supplied in the installation kit. See Chapter 2.
FIGURE 1-1 shows the full-height Sun XVR-300 graphics accelerator.
FIGURE 1-1 Full-Height Sun XVR-300 Graphics Accelerator
FIGURE 1-2 shows the low-profile Sun XVR-300 graphics accelerator.
FIGURE 1-2 Low-Profile Sun XVR-300 Graphics Accelerator
FIGURE 1-3 shows the DMS-59 video port on the full-height I/O bracket.
FIGURE 1-3 Sun XVR-300 Graphics Accelerator DMS-59 Video Port
TABLE 1-1 lists the monitor video formats supported by the Sun XVR-300 graphics accelerator.
To get a list of available screen resolutions for your display device, type:
If you have selected a resolution where support for this resolution cannot be verified, fbconfig displays the following output:
TABLE 1-1 lists video formats supported.
Note - Not all resolutions are supported by all monitors. Using resolutions that are not supported by the monitor might damage the monitor. Please refer to your monitor manuals for supported resolutions.
The Sun XVR-300 graphics accelerator support both DVI analog (DVI-A) and DVI digital (DVI-D) video formats. Although both analog and digital video formats are supported, they cannot be used simultaneously from the individual DVI port.
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