Which ATI graphics card shall I choose for fedora/rhel

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at verizon.net
Wed Aug 20 11:50:36 UTC 2008

On Wednesday 20 August 2008, Matthew Miller wrote:
>On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 11:24:47AM +0100, Dan Track wrote:
>> Thanks for that. My supplier said he can't get that card but he said
>> he can get the Saphirre Radeon x1650 Pro 512MB DDR2 AGP VGA DVI TV,
>> would you know if that's supported and would work well with fedora 9
>> and compiz?
>That's an R500 chipset. It'll work in 2d now, and 3D (and with compiz) in
>the future. If you need 3D now, you need a much older card -- R200 or R300
>chipset. Look at the man page for "radeon" for product name-to-chipset
I have an RV280 radeon card, no 3d, and not expected to ever be.

>Matthew Miller           mattdm at mattdm.org          <http://mattdm.org/>
>Boston University Linux      ------>              <http://linux.bu.edu/>

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