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From: Jayson Beverage <jbeverage@...>
Subject: Re: Video cards
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2005 23:03:42 -0500
I am also very pleased with my eVga branded 6800 Ultra.  I was always an 
nVidia fan but since switching to Linux and reading/seeing all the problems 
people have had with ATI cards, I am 100% convinced they are the way to go.

On Wednesday 14 December 2005 21:34, Jared Lindsay wrote:
> My 6800 works great.  You can pick up a 6600GT in your price range,
> and probably a 6800 vanilla.  amd64 support is much better than ati's
> offerings.
>
> On 12/12/05, John C. Shimek <jcshimek@...> wrote:
> > I am running 64bit Gentoo (of course) and looking at upgrading video
> > cards.  I have an ATI 8500LE right now.  I have that working ok I am
> > having one problem.  I am trying to use learn Blender.  It crashes at a
> > certain point due to a bug in Mesa.  There is a bug report for this and
> > it has been fixed upstream in Mesa 6.3.  I have 6.2 and since that seems
> > to be bundled in with Xorg, I think, I don't know how to upgrade to a
> > newer Mesa.  I have tried the Modular Xorg (with Mesa 6.4) but
> > xorg-server won't build.  I went back to the latest stable one.  I then
> > tried the ati-drivers.  It compiles, I get direct rendering but X
> > crashes and complains about unknown symbols.
> >
> > I am think I just want to get a new card, mine is 4 years old.  I am
> > thinking nVidia.  I am wondering what is good in the 100-200USD range?
> > And how good is the support for amd64?  \
> >
> > Thank you
> > John C. Shimek
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