[LAU] Suggested video card

Arnold Krille arnold at arnoldarts.de
Mon Aug 13 09:01:55 EDT 2007

Am Montag, 13. August 2007 schrieb david:
> Hein Zelle wrote:
> > Marc-Olivier Barre wrote:
> >> Intel is the only graphic card manufacturer that I know of that
> >> provide full specs of there card so devs can actually develop a _real_
> >> driver, without spending years to reverse engineer stuff. The
> >> consequence is simple : intel cards run better than huge nvidia or ati
> >> cards. They are also lower profile and much cheaper.
> > I fully agree with supporting manufacturers that provide information
> > for free drivers, so go ahead and buy intel if you can.  However, I'm
> > not sure I agree with the "run better" part - in my experience the
> > nvidia drivers do generally function very well, especially when going
> > to 3D applications.  The disadvantages become apparent when you have
> > to recompile your video driver every time the kernel changes.
> > A more important question though: are intel video
> > cards even sold separately?  All I've seen sofar is on-board intel video
> > chipsets.  If a separate card card exists, please post a model number
> > so I can look for it in future purchases.
> Yes, please, my laptop has onboard Intel video and it steals 64MB of
> system memory that I'd rather be using for other things.

Your laptop can be expanded with a pci-/agp-card?

I have the very strong feeling that you are fixed on your graphics device as I 
have never seen a laptop that could make use of an extra video card. Except 
with a docking station that has a pci-slot...

You should get more RAM for your laptop so the 64MB of the graphics don't make 
a high percentage.

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