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Old 07-03-08, 06:45 PM   #11
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Default Re: How many people blame KDE Gnome but dont realise its NVidia drivers????

Originally Posted by GrantsV View Post
The cheap and basic Intel GMX3100 onboard video chip that comes with my laptop flies as fast as Windows on Ubuntu/Gnome.

My workstation with Nvidia 8600GT and double the ram/cpu speed runs like an old Pentium1 class machine, sluggish and with trails, while dragging Linux desktop windows and scrolling. But 3D is perfect, Urban Terror runs at 100fps!
Does it only affect the 8600 series cards? Because my 8800 FLIES in Gnome............. But I have to have RenderAccel enabled, otherwise there is a serious performance hit.
Board: Maximus Formula, Rampage conversion, BIOS 308
CPU: Q6600 G0 @ 3.47Ghz (385x9), CM Hyper 212 Cooler
RAM: 4x 2GB Kingston 667 @ 925Mhz, 2V
Video: ASUS GeForce 8800GTS 512MB, 16,541 3DMark '06
Case: Lian Li PC75
PSU: Thermaltake Toughpower 680W
Linux: Gentoo 2.6.29 x86_64
Windows: Windows XP Pro x64 for the odd game.
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