Best video card for pathPilot

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01 Jul 2019 01:50 #138274 by Vmax549
What is the best videocard and memory size for path pilot. I assume it is 32bit software?? OR is it 64bit ?

Any advantage to running it on 64 bit MB ?

Best Motherboard / CPU ??

Thanks For the Time, (;-) TP

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01 Jul 2019 17:59 #138317 by pl7i92
you shoudt consider the new linuxcnc 2.9 install and a use of o modern PC system then going to 2005 Technology outaged

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01 Jul 2019 18:24 #138325 by Vmax549
Well that IS an intersting thought BUT Most of LinuxCNC's user interfaces(GUI) look like 2005's tech.

Path Pilot is lightyears ahead of LinuxCNC as far as teh user interface. AND users features.

Just my opinion (;-) TP

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01 Jul 2019 23:46 #138355 by smgvbest
Pathpilot can run on any hardware that LinuxCNC can. the build may have stripped drivers out to save space so adding in missing drivers for hardware is all that may be needed such as video and network drivers.

To the point about running LinuxCNC 2.9 vs PP, I would ask how many happy user of LinxCNC are still on 2.6 because it works. you don't always need the newest flashy features if it does what you need. Keep in mind PP will support all that Linux 2.8 does, it may not have some of the display modes or other feature which require GUI changes is all.

I've heard Tormach has tried to get some of thier changes integrated into the LinuxCNC stream but that's not happened on the LinuxCNC side, not Tormachs,

I do agree about the PP GUI is far ahead of LinuxCNC offerings, I wish the community would do more with Tormach to make a fully OpenSource version of the PP GUI. I do believe Tormach would be willing to do so, But also I have to say they have not explicitly said so, Only that they support OpenSource

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02 Jul 2019 12:58 #138393 by pl7i92
did you get a look on the new interfaces ?

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02 Jul 2019 14:31 #138399 by Vmax549
FAR too cluttered for an average size screen that you would normally find on a machine tool in the shop.

Average size is about 15" normal aspect ratio NOT a wide screen.

I have not checked yet but does LinuxCNC allow {tabbing around teh screen in lue of using a mouse ?

Just a thought, (;-) TP

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02 Jul 2019 14:34 #138400 by Vmax549
Funny that EVERYONE says teh same thing

" Pathpilot can run on any hardware that LinuxCNC can."

BUT no one ever says exactly what that spec is to have a very good spec PC for LinuxCNC.

(;-) TP

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02 Jul 2019 15:30 #138402 by tecno

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02 Jul 2019 15:46 #138403 by Vmax549
I did read that but it appears to be a minimum type spec ??

(;-) TP

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02 Jul 2019 16:24 #138408 by tecno
Replied by tecno on topic Best video card for pathPilot
OK, and it is not good enough then for you obviously.

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