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Old 03-28-2015, 04:12 PM   #16
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My card is a GeForce GT 650M, so not exactly bleeding edge hardware. (The laptop is from 2012) Anyway, it runs flawlessly with nouveau, except for the hdmi part. I have to say through that I am not running any applications that are demanding on graphics. So I am not a good reference in that respect.
Which by the way is also the reason why this was the last pc I purchased with an nvidia graphics card. Intel graphics -> much less trouble...
You should have saved yourself some money and not bothered with a graphics card then, especially not one that expensive.
 
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You should have saved yourself some money and not bothered with a graphics card then, especially not one that expensive.
It came with the laptop that I wanted for other reasons. But as I said. Intel graphics for me in the future.
 
Old 03-28-2015, 04:28 PM   #18
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It came with the laptop that I wanted for other reasons. But as I said. Intel graphics for me in the future.
Of course, but your posts read like "I bought a V8 muscle car and ran it on cruddy gas and it still did the school run".
 
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Of course, but your posts read like "I bought a V8 muscle car and ran it on cruddy gas and it still did the school run".
Haha, I guess there is some truth to that.
 
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Haha, I guess there is some truth to that.
thank you for the laugh -- that is exactly how I meant it. I know it can come across badly.
 
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thank you for the laugh -- that is exactly how I meant it. I know it can come across badly.
No no, not this time. No worries :-)
 
  


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