Re: Video Card suggestions

From: Sybren Stuvel (
Date: 07/02/04

Date: Fri, 2 Jul 2004 12:30:17 +0200

TheMartian enlightened us with:
> Any suggestions welcome for a new video card for my Linux box. My
> needs are for as much grunt as possible as the box is used for 3D
> modeling, and Video editing

Get a good NVidida card.

> running 2.4.22 Kernel

Why such an old kernel? 2.6.7 is out already...

> current thoughts are along the lines of ATI 9800XT

Don't. The ATI drivers suck. NVidia's drivers are closed-source, but
at least they perform well and support all your card's functionality.


The problem with the world is stupidity. Not saying there should be a
capital punishment for stupidity, but why don't we just take the
safety labels off of everything and let the problem solve itself?