[SATLUG] vid card recommendation

Chris Lemire good_bye300 at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 13 12:08:17 CST 2007

You don't need to spend $500 for a video card. The 8800 gts I have cost around $300 when purchased and is a little cheaper now. The price will go down even more during Feb. when Nvidia releases 9 series graphics cards.

Alex Bartonek <bartonekdragracing at yahoo.com> wrote: OMG!! what has this world come to??? $500 video
cards??!??!  thats some hardcore stuff.

--- Chris Lemire  wrote:

> Are you a gamer? How much are you willing to spend.
> You ought to go with Nvidia or Intel (open source
> driver) and avoid Ati. If you are not a gamer, this
> graphics card is perfectly fine. It's okay for many
> games in Linux, but not Quake 4 in Linux. It will
> run Quake 3 or Open Arena just fine. It works
> without problems under Linux. It is turbo cache, so
> it can use some of your system's memory for video
> memory (up to 512 mb total).

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