Subject: Re: 'unusual' resolutions on X
To: Chuck Swiger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org>
Date: 11/11/2005 20:12:18
On Tue, Nov 08, 2005 at 10:40:11PM -0500, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> You don't want to get a PCI-based video card if you can avoid it. If
> you've got a PCIe motherboard now, it makes sense to get a PCIe video card,
> otherwise get an AGP-based card now, and revisit PCIe decision a year or
> two later when you want to replace your MB, CPU, and so forth with a
> completely new system.
> nVidia seems to have significantly better support for open source drivers
> at the present time than ATI does, so you're probably looking at a 6600 or
> 6800GT or GS for AGP, or the 7x00 for PCIe.
FWIW, I'm long time ATI user and I find the X drivers stable and complete.
Currently happy ATI Radeon 9600 camper ...
Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org> http://www.NetBSD.cz/
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