Which graphics card has best support in Linux... ATI or Nvidia
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Originally posted by jerome187 i am wondering about this too, but for older ATI /nVidia cards, i dont want to spend 100$+ on a video card...
what about cards that are around 60-80$? whats the best then? i would like a TV out that works in linux too
A very BIASED opinion...
I had an ATI Rage Fury Pro (32MB)(uses the Rage128 graphics module) for quite some time. It had a TV function that worked great in 'doze, but to get it working in 'nix I was required to have it plugged in during boot up. No biggie other than it then screwed the pooch when trying to startx on my monitor. To further the crapiness, I could not (even with dri) get 3d functionality out of this card (it was a 3d card supposedly, pfft, yeah, probably through software in doze).
About a month ago, I bought a GeForce4 w/128MB DDR MMX/SE with TV Out for around 50 bux (check www.pricewatch.com ) and it has worked EXCELLENT without a hitch. It has TONS of options, was very easy to setup, ran very smoothly out-of-the-box and most of all, abled me to run NeverWinter Nights flawlessly in Linux.
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i can play warcraft 3 with winex in linux faster than windows(to the guy who said there is no game in linux(also sc and most major games does work with emulation)) nvidias driver are easy to use on most of times you dont even have to compile them i like nvidia i got nvidia 2 go 16 mb