[ubuntu-uk] Asus x52f performance
sfgreenwood at gmail.com
Thu Jul 7 14:09:25 UTC 2011
On 7 July 2011 14:57, Chris Rowson <christopherrowson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jul 7, 2011 7:52 AM, "Alan Lord (News)" <alanslists at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 06/07/11 21:58, Chris Rowson wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >> I recently bought an Asus X42F laptop computer with a Nehalem Core i3
> >> M330 CPU with integrated Intel HD GPU.
> >> I'm finding that it works somewhat better under Windows 7 than under
> >> Ubuntu. For example:
> > There is certainly one big bug with the integrated Core i3 graphics that
> has affected us since it first came out.
> > https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/614238
> > This makes the VGA output unusable and from what I can tell is still not
> really fixed.
> > So my point is that I wouldn't be all that surprised if there are other
> bugs with Intel graphics - they have hardly had a glorious past...
> > Al
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> It's a shame really, because it seems that graphics drivers are a bit if a
> stumbling block no matter what hardware you go for, especially if you want
> 3D accelerated graphics. Strange the that Ubuntu would push the 3D.desktop
> in its more recent releases.
> Nvidia support is generally OK even if it is proprietary. It seems to be a
common factor in some new laptops though, so it's another thing to consider
when buying one that you are going to run Linux on. Hopefully it will be
resolved in one way or another in time.
"Is this your sanderling?"
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