In search of a video card
mwm at mired.org
Thu May 14 15:16:54 UTC 2009
On May 14, 2009, at 1:42, Adrian Chadd <adrian at freebsd.org> wrote:
> 2009/5/14 Josef Grosch <jgrosch at mooseriver.com>:
>> I don't need 2d & 3d acceleration. I just need a card that will
>> WindowMaker on a 24 inch Dell monitor at 1920x1200 and as long as
>> the flesh
>> tones on my JPGs don't suck I'm happy.
>> Thanks for the advice. I guess I'm going to make a trip to Fry's
> I've experienced no-acceleration radeon driver "desktop" under Ubuntu
> and FreeBSD; let me please point out how sluggish and horribly slow it
Well, the stock Ubuntu desktop is Gnome, which I find sluggish and
horribly slow on amd64 hardware even with Nvidias 2d & 3d acceleration
at any size above 1024x768 - at least in it's default config.
If all depends on your window manager, config and expectations.
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