If ATI and nVidia don't support their own products, who does?
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Roberto Sanchez <email@example.com> writes:
> Paul Johnson wrote:
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>> Roberto Sanchez <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>>>>What I would like to do is get an nVidia card.
>> Mistake du jour! You'll only spend more on the nVidia for even
>> crappier drivers. Just get a newer Radeon if you want graphics
>> performance. I believe there's actually working open drivers for the
>> ATI adapters.
> Problem is that the newer Radeon cards have even worse support
> in the open source drivers. It is really aggravating since
> I want a card that will allow me to play my games in Linux.
> The two that I play now are Neverwinter Nights and America's
> Army. I would probably get more in the future, but not if I
> can't my video card to perform better.
OK, who manufactures a video card who actually supports properly what
they make, then? Cause it sure isn't nVidia, and it sounds like it's
> Anyway, how bad are the nVidia drivers? The only experience
> I have had with them (one high-end workstation in the Linux
> lab I formerly admined) was fairly positive.
*Bad* though the situation is improving slowly. What really needs to
happen is nVidia and ATI to get their heads out of their asses and GPL
their drivers already. I mean, what is it they like about
recto-cranial inversion? Is it the warmth? The smell? The fit?
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