[LAU] Re: Suggested video card
loki.davison at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 05:22:29 EDT 2007
On 8/13/07, Kjetil S. Matheussen <k.s.matheussen at notam02.no> wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Aug 2007, Loki Davison wrote:
> > On 8/13/07, Kjetil S. Matheussen <k.s.matheussen at notam02.no> wrote:
> >> Geoff Beasley:
> >>> a relatively recent (6000 series or better) nvidia based chipset with
> >>> nvidia drivers will be the best inho.
> >> I wouldn't do that. The nvidia drivers have a history of causing xruns.
> >> Not that its that bad though. I have always used the nvidia drivers, and
> >> they work just fine as long as you don't go below 1024 frames.
> >> (the nv drivers, otoh, should be fine.)
> > mmm. Not in my experience. Had an ati card that was trouble with
> > opensource or closed driver and i've never had xrun probs with my
> > nvidia card.
> Can you run with 64 frames for hours without getting xruns?
Sounds a bit testy how you've put that. Never tried 64. 128 runs
perfectly without xruns. Not sure how good my ears are for picking up
smaller buffer sizes. However you did say 1024, which is a lot larger.
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