Don't buy AMD products (was Re: Xorg and ATI card query.)

Doug Ambrisko ambrisko at
Tue Mar 13 22:28:26 UTC 2007

Kip Macy writes:
| Please be very careful. The only real alternative (Intel comes and
| goes) is Nvidia whose driver is binary-only for i386 (no amd64
| support) and has a history for being notoriously buggy. I only buy ATI
| because of the problems I keep seeing people have with the Nvidia
| driver. I have a friend who has basically abandoned his dual-head
| Nvidia card due to recurring issues.

One thing that is a plus with nv is that X has some support for it,
whereas, the newer ati cards have no support :-(  I was a fan of ati 
since it was easier to get support.  Now I'm starting to lean towards 
Nvidia :-(

Doug A.

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