ATi graphics cards

Daniel Stone daniel at
Fri Jun 3 02:16:56 UTC 2005

On Thu, Jun 02, 2005 at 05:44:04PM -0400, Ed Cogburn wrote:
> Daniel Stone wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 01, 2005 at 03:43:17PM -0700, Kreg Schlosser wrote:
> >> As for ATI, they are NO LONGER giving out spec for there video cards.
> >> They stopped with the 8000 series of cards. So anything after the
> >> 9200, needs drivers made by ATI, which are not very good.
> >> if I am going to purchase a video card I want full 3d accelleration.
> >> Only Nvidia offers that right now.
> > 
> > Wrong.  See my table that I posted.
> Wait a sec, how exactly is he wrong?  You say yourself just below your table
> the same thing he does, except you refer to the last ATI card with an open
> 3D driver as the "9250", whereas he refers to the "9200".

'Only Nvidia offers that right now'.  That makes no sense, because you
can get full 3D acceleration with the latest lines of cards from XGI
(proprietary driver), Intel (open source driver), nVidia (proprietary),
or ATI (proprietary only for newer stuff).
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