Re: graphics card
From: Doug Laidlaw (laidlaws_at_myaccess.com.au)
Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2003 11:07:54 +1000
> I _do_ like Tuxracer :) , and maybe I'll see some other interesting 3d
> games in a while... I just don't need a high end "gamer card".
> And no, running a binary X server is no problem for me - as long as it
> works, it's ok.
>> I've been using an nVidia TNT2 on my desktop since Jan. 2000. Works
>> fine for everything I need; no problems with the evil binary-only
>> modules. YMMV.
> Thanks for your tips,
I have just purchased a 32M TNT2 secondhand. It runs TuxRacer O.K. A
beginner's text suggested that the Chromium spaceships shooter (supplied
with Mandrake 9.0) is a good test of a video card's acceleration. It runs
Chromium with no worries, where my SiS card was dreadfully slow.
-- Registered Linux User No. 277548. They say lightning never strikes twice in the same place. My typing is about as accurate. Apologies for any typos that slip in. - Doug.