Choosing a video card - Nvidia or ATI

Dag-ErlingSmørgrav des at
Sun Jan 11 08:20:21 PST 2004

"Louis Munro" <louismunro at> writes:
> I had tought that the ATI chipset was unsupported (at least until
> the release of Xfree86 4.4) until I read of someone using a Radeon
> 9600 on this list.

AFAIK, hardware acceleration is not supported on Radeon 9500 and
newer.  Lower-numbered 9x00 models are apparently stripped-down 8500
derivatives, so stick with the 8500.  I have a couple of 7500s myself
and am very happy with them.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

More information about the freebsd-hardware mailing list