[Chimera-users] 3d chimera viewing with nvidia vision and geforce 220

Greg Couch gregc at cgl.ucsf.edu
Thu Aug 12 13:42:09 PDT 2010

Unfortunately, you'll need to upgrade your graphics card to a NVidia 
Quadro FX.  The GeForce cards only support full screen sequential stereo 
and only with Direct3D not OpenGL (which chimera uses).

     - Greg

On 08/12/2010 01:05 AM, William Tieu wrote:
> Dear chimera users
> I am having problems with getting the sequential stereo view on chimera 1.4.1
> windows 32bit. The error i'm getting is:
> Unable to turn on stereo viewing
> Unable to find hardware stereo support
> (couldn't choose stereo pixel format Couldn't figure togl widget)
> I recently obtained a samsung 2233RZ monitor, 3d nvidia vision and using a
> nvidia
> geforce 220.
> My question is, whether the problem is because of using a geforce over a quadro?
> and whether there is a way to resolve this problem with a geforce card. Or is
> there another reason for the error message.
> Thank You
> William Tieu
> Department of Chemistry and Physics
> Adelaide University

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