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Author Topic: [solved]What graphic card do you recommend me?  (Read 1484 times)
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« on: February 08, 2008, 09:00:25 pm »

I'm building a desktop and I want to buy a graphic card compatible with Linux.
I don't mind if it's ati or nvidia... I just want a card that works without or with little configuration. I'm not a gamer so I don't need a powerful card.

I want to be able to run compiz.

Can you recommend me any card you have and had no problems configuring it?

« Last Edit: February 24, 2008, 01:06:35 pm by carlo » Logged

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« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2008, 03:55:10 am »

If Compiz is the only 3D accel you need, a cheap nvidia card will be enough. I know ati is getting closer to the FOSS community, but I think the results are not visible yet. Compiz has some known issues with ati cards.
Since performance is not a problem, any nvidia card available will suite your needs.

"There is a concept which corrupts and upsets all others. I refer not to Evil, whose limited realm is that of ethics; I refer to the infinite."
Jorge Luis Borges, Avatars of the Tortoise.

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« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2008, 01:00:25 pm »

thanks, I got a Nvidia 8600 gt

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