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From: John Myers <electronerd@...>
Subject: Re: NVidia - advice!
Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2006 12:08:55 -0800
On Wednesday 11 January 2006 11:57, Bob Sanders wrote:
> Fernando Boaglio, mused, then expounded:
> > Hi, =D
> >
> > I would like to hear from your some advice about buying a new GeForce
> > NVidia!
>
> While the 5200/5500 may be the least cost, I've been running a 6200/128MB
> in one system and it's been fine with the 8178 drivers @ 1600x1024.
>
> But that's about the top end for it.  My main system runs a 6600/256MB @
> 1920x1200, and has been fine with no problems (needed a modeline for that
> resolution).  It's been very stable, and works for text, HDTV, and 3D
> games.
I don't play a lot of games, but my eVGA geForce 6800 runs well, aside from 
the noisy fan I replaced. With the binary drivers installed it Just 
Worked(tm) even when I replaced my old 1280x1024 max CRT with a 1600x1200 
DFP.

Under Windows, I can play Doom 3 at 1600x1200 on high settings at about 20fps 
(I 'borrowed' Doom 3 from a friend, so I don't have the Linux client)

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