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Old 05-12-09, 04:32 PM   #4
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Default Re: AMD says about Linux Avivo support even for AGP cards

Originally Posted by cehoyos View Post
Wrong if your CPU has SSE support (= Pentium III 500, Athlon XP or newer).
But not wrong if all you have is an AGP slot - as far as I know there are no AGP cards with GPUs new enough to support VDPAU (correct me if I'm wrong; I've been looking). You could get a PCI card, I guess, but I wouldn't expect very good performance even with VDPAU, let alone 3D.

Still, announcing support and actually delivering something that works are a long way apart, so AMD and/or their developer community still have some distance to go.
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