Built By ECS
Model: AG305P SIS 305
Chipset: SIS 305
BIOS String: SIS
Pcidevs.txt: 0300h SiS300/SiS305 GUI Accelerator+3D
AGP Compliant: 2.0
MAME hwstretch: Not yet tested.
DOS advmame 0.62.2 device_video auto: Problematic.
DOS advmame 0.62.2 device_video vbeline vgaline: Good.
DOS advmame 0.62.2 device_video_interlace yes
Vanilla kernel 2.6.1 fb: not yet tested.
VsyncMAME support: Yes.
Comments: While this card doesn't work very well with dmame,
it does work well with AdvanceMAME, VsyncMAME, ArcadeOS, and
AdvanceMENU. Thanks to the work of Saka
Lewis, 15kHz arcade monitors run beautifully in DOS, making
arcade monitor setups fairly straight forward (you can download
the driver here).
For AdvanceMAME and AdvanceMENU use device_video
Notes: Although quality did vary greatly between card manufacturers,
none of the cards I tested produced a relatively attractive
display. The display quality of Pine's card was noticeably
inferior and barely acceptable (at most, it could be used
as a server card). Cards with this chipset are now available
from Jaton. Hopefully their implementation is better than
the competition (not that it would take much). They are currently
available at www.newegg.com,
should you be inclined to purchase one.