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Old 09-07-2007, 05:30 AM   #1
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LXer: It's official: ATI Radeon drivers to be open sourced

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AMD briefed this morning on a pending announcement regarding the open sourcing of drivers for ATI graphics cards. It's official -- AMD will make code and specifications for ATI graphics cards available on the Internet on September 10.

Old 09-07-2007, 08:13 AM   #2
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What...? Is this some kind of joke or something?

Regardless of truthfulness, whichever vendor makes open-source 3D drivers, I will purchase their hardware as my next graphics card. Any of the new stuff will probably be better than my already outdated Nvidia 7300 GS pci-e card.
Old 09-07-2007, 05:55 PM   #3
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My next graphics card will be an ATI


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