Which one to buy ?
linuxhippy at gmail.com
Sat Nov 13 03:53:28 PST 2010
> Here comes that time again: I have to buy a graphic card, I want to buy
> a radeon, not too long/wide (limited space in the box), reasonably
> recent and powerful, to be used in a debian/sid system.
> What do I buy if I want 3D (compiz at least) now, or at least very
> soon ?
> I guess if AMD pours money on linux support, it's because they want
> their stuff to be bought. But it's not clear yet when the latest gen is
> usable without fglrx.
I don't know how much you intend to game, but I would recommend a
Radeon-HD 5750 (basically a half 5850).
The series won't be replaced by a 67xx series (as far as it looks for
now) and are for the power they offer quite cheap.
Open driver support Xrender and OpenGL quite ok.
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