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Re: [SLE] nVidia rocks; Don't Buy An ATI card
  • From: Allen <gorebofh@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 14 May 2005 08:55:19 -0400
  • Message-id: <20050514125519.GC7216@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sat, May 14, 2005 at 02:30:59AM -0700, John Bailo wrote:
> On Saturday 14 May 2005 01:19, mike wrote:
> > On Saturday 14 May 2005 08:42, John Bailo wrote:
> > > After suffering for months with an ATI 9200 with Suse 9.2, based on
> > > recommendations, I went and got a GeForce 5200.
> >
> > Gee, that's strange, my ati 9800 pro works flawlessly also. Wonder what
> > YOUR problem was/is?
> >
> > General statements such as yours seem like trolling.
>
> Sorry, but I went from a dog Radeon 9200 to a stellar GeForce FX5200.
>
> Maybe the 9800 is better -- but I do some high end gaming, and it's like night
> and day...I would never recommend any ATI product to any Suse user after my
> experience.


I've always like Nvidia. i wouldn't recommend it before I knew ATI was crap
for most OSs other than Windows. Mike, you ever get that card working in
Free BSD with true 3D? If you have you're way better than I'm giving credit
for.



> The other thing is I would definitely always stick only to hardware on the
> Suse supported hardware database. I had a similar problem with an SB 24-bit
> Live! All those problems were solved went I bought a $13 CMI based card.
>

I have a Sound Blaster Live! but I think it's not the one you have.... I
don't think. I bought it like 2 years ago and it works without problems in
every OS I've used (Over 80 of them).


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