[SATLUG] OT: Video Cards

Brian Lewis astro at astr0.org
Fri Feb 22 17:10:46 CST 2008


Get a PCI-E geforce 8800gt. It will cost you more but will be well  
worth it. It also performs better than the 8800GTS. ATI's Linux  
support isn't quite there yet, so I would stay away.

Thanks,
Brian
Sent from my iPhone

On Feb 22, 2008, at 17:03, "scs at worldlinkisp.com"  
<scs at worldlinkisp.com> wrote:

> I want to upgrade a couple of compact portable
> desktops that have (or haven't) an onboard video
> GPU.  Intended application is text and surfing.
>
> AGP: Question, Nvidia GeForce series, which is better
> and/or a more cost effective GPU, the 5200 or the 6600?
>
> pci Epress-16: same question (different box) as
> above for a pci-express-16 GPU, something to handle
> the same requirements (text & surfing)?
>
> Am an ATI user, my one experience with a 5200 was
> short lived, it went South in a few months.
>
> TIA Lou
>
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