Best 3d graphics card?

Victor Padro vpadro at
Wed Jan 13 02:11:55 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 6:54 PM, SD <selsok at> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 7:02 PM, Koppe <koppe74 at> wrote:
>> What is the "best" (preferably personal experience)
>> accelerated 3d graphics card to use under Linux...
>> one that has good drivers available (community or
>> from the manufacturer) that actually make the card
>> work (almost) fully under Linux, but still isn't a slouch
>> under Windows either?
>> --
> Wow it depends on budget and slot. For PCI-X Any
> nVidia video cards seem to work best for me. Each
> card I am listing, I have tested myself with Debian
> and Ubuntu GNU/Linux with the free and proprietary
> drives, sad to say they worked best with the proprietary
> drivers. The cards are the 8800GTX, 9800 GT,
> 9800GTX, 9800GTX+, 9800 GX2 currently using
> two 9800 GX2, in SLI with no problem. and the
> Quadro FX 3400, FX 4500 .
> I've used the cards with
> and the free GNU/Linux version of  Houdini
> and Works with all the 3D fps
> games you can get from playdebs
> Hope this helps
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nVidia has been a little bit ahead in linux drivers...currently I have
a couple GTX 280 running on Ubuntu...

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