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Best GFX card for linux?

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triflux

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Feb 22, 2002
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I am a hardware loser so I was wondering what graphics card in your opinion works best under linux? thanks
 

David

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Joined
Feb 20, 2001
I have a GeForce 2 MX and I am happy with its performance in linux (having played the Q3 demo and Descent 3 Demo).

nVidia linux drivers support:
TNT
TNT2/TNT2 Pro
TNT2 Ultra
TNT2 M64/M64 Pro
Vanta/Vanta LT
Aladdin TNT2
GeForce 256
GeForce2 Pro
GeForce2 GTS
GeForce2 MX/MX 400/MX 200/MX 100
GeForce2 Go
GeForce2 Ti
GeForce2 Ultra
GeForce3
Geforce3 Ti 200/Ti 500
Quadro
Quadro DCC
Quadro2 MXR
Quadro2 Pro
Quadro2 EX
Quadro2 Go
nForce 220D/420/420D Integrated GPU

Straight from the website :)
Bear in mind that you will need two packages - a GLX one and a kernel one.
 

Visidex

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Jan 20, 2002
the nvidia cards are great under linux, and just linux. If you want a vid card for any other *nix I'd say get a matrox
 

XWRed1

Senior Member
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Oct 31, 2001
How is DRI on FreeBSD? Does it have any presence at all, and if so, can it do hardware 3D? If so, I may recommend Ati for a generic Unix card.

Or if 3D doesn't matter at all, then Matrox, like Visidex said.