[SATLUG] Video Cards

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Jul 1 11:29:26 CDT 2009


ed wrote:
> Hm.  Nice article, but the author appeared to try to find any excuse to 
> push/save ATI.  Not a bad thing -- I used to be that way myself, until I 
> had my first experience with an nVidia card under Linux.  It was like 
> night and day, and I'm not talking 5 years ago -- I'm talking now, like 
> in the last year.  I'm more at home using nVidia installation and driver 
> packages in both legacy and current cards than I ever was with ATI, and 
> the output quality seems so much better to me.  I'm there...

I agree that nVidia does a better job right now, but there is one other issue to 
consider.  If there isn't a precompiled driver for your distro, you have to 
build your own.  For me, that's not a big issue, but it might be for others.

   -- Bruce


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