Subject: Re: 'unusual' resolutions on X
To: Chuck Swiger <>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: current-users
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 <>  
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