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Re: Graphics card recommendation?

Joonas Sarajärvi wrote:

>> I'm looking for a graphics card satisfying the following criteria:
>> 1. Cheap

> There are cheap models in both Nvidia's and AMD/Ati's product ranges.
>> 2. T&L capability

> I'm not sure, but probably almost all graphics cards currently
> available will have this, and be able to run Sims 2. I'd ask the shop
> salesperson if you can test the card.
>> 3. Works under Fedora-10, if possible as is.
> I'd go with a AMD/Ati card due to AMD's effort to bring quality open
> source drivers to the community. Currently new RadeonHD cards will
> work quite nicely, but especially on Fedora 10 there is little
> hardware acceleration offered. At least for my Radeon HD3650, Fedora
> 11 provides some 2D hardware acceleration, and 3D OpenGL acceleration
> is also in the works.
> Your choice depends a lot on what you want from your card on Fedora.

Actually I only want it to work in graphics mode,
my needs are minimal. 

Timothy Murphy  
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