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Old 03-29-2006, 07:05 AM   #1
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SIS 661FX graphics driver with hardware acceleration?


As far as i know, there is no SIS 661FX (integrated) graphics driver that supports hardware acceleration, am i wrong? Am i ever going to be able to play games/screensavers/3d software or do i have to buy a additional card?
 
Old 03-30-2006, 06:30 PM   #2
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Go to http://www.winischhofer.at/linuxsisvga.shtml

Running games on systems with on-board graphics is going to make your system crawl because it will be sharing the memory bandwidth with the system.

For games, I recommend buying an AGP card like GeForce6 6200. If you are a hardcore gamer, why did you buy a motherboard based on the SIS chipset anyways.
 
Old 03-31-2006, 01:45 AM   #3
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Doh, i'm really not a gamer att all, the problem is i cant even see a 3d screensaver, or run the simplest 3d application... For the little time i spend on games i have a windows partition. My question was if there ever gonna be a descent driver for my graphics chip.
 
  


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