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If ATI and nVidia don't support their own products, who does?

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Roberto Sanchez <rcsanchez97@yahoo.es> writes:

> Paul Johnson wrote:
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>> Roberto Sanchez <rcsanchez97@yahoo.es> 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
not ATI?

> 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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