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Old 05-28-2007, 05:16 PM   #1
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LXer: ATI Drivers: Ubuntu vs. Windows


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Yesterday we covered the graphics hardware needed to handle Beryl and on the heels of that article we are taking a quick look at another Linux versus Windows comparison for the official ATI/AMD graphics drivers. NVIDIA's Linux and Windows drivers perform about the same and in some instances the Linux binary driver even running faster, but as we have been sharing now for many months the Linux fglrx driver is handicapped for performance. Has things since improved for ATI? Well, as you'll see in this article by using the official Linux driver from ATI/AMD you can expect your frame-rate to be cut in half compared to the most recent version of the Windows Catalyst driver.

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Old 05-28-2007, 05:23 PM   #2
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I dont think that ATI is very good in linux - Im a supporter of ATI but all the cards ive used have had problems in some distros - most of nvidias work though.
 
  


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