Games doesent work in Fedora test 3
joe at tmsusa.com
Wed Oct 22 18:09:47 UTC 2003
Mike A. Harris wrote:
>Not quite. ;o) The fastest 3D card supported by any open source
>drivers period, is the ATI FireGL 8800, and second to that the
>FireGL 8700. Both of these cards use the same chipset as the
>Radeon 8500, but much faster. The FireGL 8x00 hardware is 3D
>supported in Red Hat Linux 9, and later, and should work well.
>These boards at one point were well over $1500 USD brand new, but
>you can find them on www.pricewatch.com and other places for
>between $125-200 nowadays as the hardware is getting considered
>older now. It is still very fast compared to Radeon
>8500/9000/9100/9200 though, although it is only AGP 4x.
>So, die hard gamers out there, who also demand open source
>drivers on their systems, should at least investigate the
>FireGL 8800, as it is as fast as things get in 4.3.0 currently.
OK, you've both convinced me - I'll try an ATI card and see how it goes.
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