Is the nvidia proprietary driver much faster (for me) than nv driver?

Duane Clark fpga at
Fri Mar 7 18:46:53 UTC 2008

Chris G wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 07, 2008 at 11:11:32AM -0300, Heitor Moraes wrote:
>> Without the proprietary driver, your computer will have a poor
>> software based 3D.
> But what applications *use* 3D?  Do I actually run anything that will
> take advantage of 3D?

If you don't use games, the main application that I know of that might 
interest you would be google earth. If you have not tried it before, it 
is very cool. You need the nvidia driver to get good performance on it.

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