best graphics card for "out of the box"

Rashkae ubuntu at
Mon May 19 22:47:03 UTC 2008

jack wallen wrote:
> hello all.
> i'm looking to replace my on board nvidia graphics for my 8.04 install.
> what graphics card works best out of the box? i've done some googling
> but have not much luck.
> i'm stuck with PCIe cards. any suggestions?

The best Nvidia card you can get on your budget.  Open source 'nv'
driver that works reasonably well and supports xv  video, and very good
closed source 'nvidia' driver (installs automagically with restricted
device manager) for accelerated video, 3d and gaming.

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