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From: James Chapman <jvchapman@...>
Subject: Re: NVidia - advice!
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2006 00:42:48 +0000
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I have a new 7800GT and it runs perfectly.<BR>
Had to install the drivers manually (emerge kept breaking everything) but it is really really awesome.<BR>
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aa@bluepoint ~ $ glxgears<BR>
57792 frames in 5.0 seconds = 11558.400 FPS<BR>
68485 frames in 5.0 seconds = 13697.000 FPS<BR>
68615 frames in 5.0 seconds = 13723.000 FPS<BR>
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This was while running 8 desktops with at least one application of some sort or another running on each one!<BR>
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On Wed, 2006-01-11 at 16:32 -0800, Mike Owen wrote:
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<FONT COLOR="#000000">On 1/11/06, Fernando Boaglio &lt;<A HREF="mailto:boaglio@...">boaglio@...</A>&gt; wrote:</FONT>
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<FONT COLOR="#000000">&gt; Hi, =D</FONT>
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<FONT COLOR="#000000">&gt; I would like to hear from your some advice about buying a new GeForce</FONT>
<FONT COLOR="#000000">&gt; NVidia!</FONT>
<FONT COLOR="#000000">&gt;</FONT>

<FONT COLOR="#000000">It might be overkill for what you want, but I have an Nvidia Quadro FX</FONT>
<FONT COLOR="#000000">330 working quite well on my x86_64 box. Good OpenGL performance, and</FONT>
<FONT COLOR="#000000">it supports 2 DVI monitors for a very usable desktop.</FONT>

<FONT COLOR="#000000">Mike</FONT>

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