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Re: Support for ATI hardware

From: Andreas Hauser <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 19 Mar 2005 10:30:28 -0000

gaml wrote @ Sat, 19 Mar 2005 11:11:06 +0100 (CET):
> Seeing that my primary box seems to have fried yesterday (giving me the
> excuse to get something new in the process), I was wondering how the state
> of support for ATI graphics cards is these days? I know Nvidia is
> generally preferred on OS OSes but alas, I can't find a cheap, fanless
> dual head nVidia card anywhere (I couldn't care less for 3d accelleration,
> but I hate fan noise) but plenty of ATI ones that fit the bill, cheap too.

Ati cards work, but after around 9000 you have no special 3D benefits
(don't know about Dual, not working on my Notenbook at least).

Siemens builds a custom Nvidia card with Dual DVI and without Fan,
that i use for my Desktop. It's < 50 Euro.


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