[linux-audio-dev] latency: video card contribution

Mike Rawes mike_rawes at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Sep 29 03:20:16 EDT 2005

On Thu, 29 Sep 2005 00:11:34 +0200
Richard Spindler <richard.spindler at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2005/9/29, Jussi Laako <jussi.laako at pp.inet.fi>:
> > > For me ATI is preferred, because free (as in Freedom) drivers are
> > > availably, and even the non-free ones work very well.
> >
> > I don't see any difference between ATI and nVidia. Both provide
> > binary-only drivers for 3D. For both, there is open source 2D only
> > driver available ("radeon" vs "nv"). This is the case for any
> > reasonably recent GPU.
> The difference is that the free ATI driver supports hardware
> accelerated 3D.

Only up to the Radeon 9200, though.

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