Video cards

Vaughn Male keino_9 at
Thu Sep 16 19:13:29 UTC 2010

On 10-09-16 10:47 AM, Brett Alton wrote:
> Most of my or clients (family/friends/coworkers/strangers) cards have
> worked when Intel or nVidia (my GeForce 6800 worked beautifully but my
> sister's GeForce 6200 does not).
> My new laptop has a ATI Radeon HD5470M and support for it is thin! I
> had to do some funky things to get the properitary drivers to work,
> and so far in Maverick, they're non-existent.
> Unless you're looking for serious graphic power, I would suggest the
> slightly older (and therefore cheaper) GeForce 6800 or 8800, as they
> are supported beautifully.
> On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 6:01 AM, Vaughn Male<keino_9 at>  wrote:
>> So right now I have an ATI Radeon 2200 HD and it is terrible! I was
>> definitely looking at purchasing a new card. Will I encounter any driver
>> issues using my new video card with Ubuntu? Do any particular companies
>> provide superior drivers?
>> Any help would be greatly appreciated!
>> -Vaughn
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>  This is 
the kind of thing I was looking at. I know it's expensive, but I do play 
games on occasion as well as watch a lot of movies ( I get soierd lines 
watching HD movies with my current card).

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