Intel C2D COREs not used equally in FreeBSD 7.0-CURRENT i386

youshi10 at youshi10 at
Tue Jun 5 22:34:41 UTC 2007

On Tue, 5 Jun 2007 youshi10 at wrote:

> On Tue, 5 Jun 2007 eculp at wrote:
>> Quoting "Kenneth P. Stox" <ken at>:
>>> On Tue, 2007-06-05 at 11:40 -0500, eculp at wrote:
>>>> I also had the idea that AMD had purchased a chunk of nvidia
>>>> which made the decision make even more sense to me.
>>> AMD bought ATI, not NVidia.
>> Thanks Kenneth, but now I am confused.  Why would all the AMD64 laptops that 
>> I've been looking at have nvidia video?  Doesn't matter.  I would assume 
>> that xorg would work with ATI, going to double check with HP to confirm 
>> which the laptop has, I know I am not crazy about HP either but at least 
>> they have service where I am.
>> Thanks again,
>> ed
> Business contracts. HP probably gets ATI cheaper on bulk compared to nVidia.
> The ATI / AMD merge happened in the past 5 months too, so it's not going to 
> affect purchasing for a while I think..
> Lenovo (formerly IBM) is still selling ATI card in their laptops even though 
> they do house their hardware with Intel CPUs and chipsets.
> -Garrett

ATI <-> nVidia.


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