28890Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Latitude - What's the best graphics card for Linux
- May 27, 2008tzaphod a écrit :
>I don't know this nvidia card. You should check that it is supported by
> I'm going to buy a Latitude D830 soon, but haven't decided yet, what
> graphics card to choose. For a T9300 I can select between a NVidia NVS
> 140M or an on-board Intel GMX X3100.
the nvidia driver.
I only buy laptops with nvidia geforce graphics card (actually GeForce
8400M GS) because nvidia provides a very good driver (with a
configuration tool: nvidia-settings) and everything works perfectly.
> Which of these graphics cards causes less trouble on Linux? Will theno problem with nvidia cards
> GMA X3100 have enough performance for Beryl / Compiz and 3D
> applications like Blender? I also need to run some more or lessgraphics applications are very slow when using vmware.
> complex WPF applications in a VirtualBox VM with XP or Server 2008.
> What about support of external monitors? Am I restricted in theno problem with nvidia cards
> resolution of the external monitor somehow?
> Anything else I should be aware of, when intending to run Linux on the--
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