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Old 10-23-07, 12:14 PM   #14
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Default Re: What NVidia-Card for Linux

AMD and Intel do not produce any videocards at all, so what difference does it make where they produce?
With those manufacturers you are limited to onboard video, which is useless for anything more than rudimentary office-use.
For any useful videocard you need an external video chipset with private RAM and two DVI connections. As long as Intel and AMD or the companies that buy from them do not produce any such card, it is useless that they release "open drivers".

For realworld videocards we still need to look at NVIDIA and ATI instead. Of those, NVIDIA makes the better drivers and products (not only for Linux, but for Windows as well). Sometimes ATI has a useful feature like RGsB or Component output, but they compensate for that by lacking drivers.
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