Don't buy AMD products (was Re: Xorg and ATI card query.)
olli at lurza.secnetix.de
Wed Mar 14 17:16:18 UTC 2007
Vince <jhary at unsane.co.uk> wrote:
> Sean Bryant wrote:
> > Andrew Reilly wrote:
> > > Does anyone know if there are *any* contemporary graphics cards
> > > that have 3D acceleration supported by some flavour of
> > > open-source x.org? Doesn't have to be a super-fast 'leet gamer
> > > system to be better than a non-accelerated frame buffer.
> > >
> I never thought I'd actually recommend it but....
> The Intel 82945GM controller in my laptop has semi ok 3d acceleration.
> I'm running the experimental xorg 7.2.r3 server with beryl and its
> running quite nicely. output of glinfo below if anyones interested.
> The performance doesnt compare to the nvidia drivers on my desktop at
> home but it does its job, wouldnt want to game on it though.
Depends on the game. I'm also quite satisfied with the
intel i915/i945 graphics. If I had to buy a new laptop
right now, that would be my preference.
The 3D acceleration is fast enough to play OpenGL games
such as ports/games/crack-attack smoothly at full-screen
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