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Re: amd64 and video card experiences?

On Sun, 22 Aug 2004 18:42:21 +0200
Thomas Habets <thomas@habets.pp.se> wrote:
> Once upon a midnight dreary, Marcelo E. Magallon pondered, weak and weary:
> >  If you want a 2D accelerator, find yourself a US$5 PCI card. 
> There is a problem with that actually. The cheap cards tend to suck ass 
> quality-wise. So even if you're only running text-mode on a server with them, 
> they tend to make the whole box unstable. And that's if they work at all in 
> the first place.

Actually, a cheap Matrox G200 will have a lot better signal quality then
any other modern card. All current ati and especially Nvidia cards have
horrible end filters. Besides, the drivers for the g200 are very stable.


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