[ubuntu-uk] Which NVIDIA GPU for Natty?

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Mon Jun 13 17:14:23 UTC 2011


On 13/06/11 17:44, Alan Pope wrote:
> On 13 June 2011 17:27, Philip Newborough<corenominal at corenominal.org>  wrote:
>> I am not a gamer, but I would like it to
>> perform well at HD media playback and possibly recording some
>> screencasts.
>>
>
> http://www.ebuyer.com/product/232853
>
> Is the one I recently bought. I previously ran Ubuntu Natty perfectly
> well on a 7900GT. I too am "not a gamer" but do play Portal 2,
> Minecraft and a few others. Basically any nVidia card you can buy
> these days will eat your onboard Intel for breakfast.
>
> Assuming you use the non-free driver or the unsupported nouveau
> experimental 3d one.
>
> Al.
>

That one seems a bit over kill for a non-gamer.  I could understand how 
a gamer would want something like that though (or maybe an ATI card).

Rob



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