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From: "Stefan G. Weichinger" <lists@×××××.at>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Re: nvidia-drivers vs. nouveau
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2012 11:16:46
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Re: nvidia-drivers vs. nouveau by Nikos Chantziaras
1 Am 11.04.2012 23:14, schrieb Nikos Chantziaras:
2 > Unless you need to use the console (nvidia-drivers don't provide a KMS
3 > fb console,) there's no reason to use Nouveau at the moment. The binary
4 > drivers perform better and save much more energy. With Nouveau, your
5 > GPU will be running full-on constantly. NVidia's drivers will reduce
6 > clocks and voltages when the card is idle.
8 Although I like the aspect of open source drivers I also like the idea
9 of saving energy. So I stay with nvidia-drivers for now.
11 S


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[gentoo-user] Re: nvidia-drivers vs. nouveau Nikos Chantziaras <realnc@×××××.com>