nVidia vs. ATI graphics card for fedora
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Wed Apr 29 15:18:36 UTC 2009
--- On Tue, 4/28/09, Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at chello.at> wrote:
> From: Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at chello.at>
> Subject: Re: nVidia vs. ATI graphics card for fedora
> To: fedora-list at redhat.com
> Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2009, 7:55 PM
> Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> > I am using a FireGL 3400 at work and it is working
> well with F11 (right
> > now). There have been points during this rawhide when
> it didn't, but it
> > looks like but KMS and 3D will be working for the
> release (as they are
> > right now).
> WARNING: This is only true for the V3400 (which is an
> rv530, equivalent to
> the Radeon X1600), not the V3600 the OP was considering
> buying (which is an
> rv630, equivalent to the Radeon HD2600). The V3600 does NOT
> have 3D support
> without proprietary drivers. See
> for details.
> > If you use an nVidia card you will need to use the
> propietary drivers to
> > get 3D acceleration.
> ... which makes them a bad choice for Fedora.
> Kevin Kofler
How about the ATI Fire GL V7600 512MB,Dual Monitor DVI Capable graphics card? Same issues, or worse?
I really don't care about 3-D support: don't quite know what to do with it:-(
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