Thank you all for your help. I haven’t yet been able to get the VGA port working, except in recovery mode. We had better luck with Alien Arena , which gave a comfortable 60fps, but we started to form an opinion that if you want to play games, you’re going to need a proprietary driver. This ran at an exceptional fps, which means this card won’t have any difficulty with older games. We first tried it with the open source nouveau drivers, but we had no success running our benchmarks, Darwinia or Steam games, and we guess that if you’re intending to spend a considerable sum on graphics, you’ll want the best possible drivers.

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However, after a while the cd pretty much stops The custom setting utility, for example, which can be installed alongside the drivers, is a surprisingly powerful tool. Results 1 to 10 of I tried searching a few times without success on the following: There are other advantages to using Nvidia’s proprietary drivers, too.

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The Intel systems, of course, only have their open-source Linux driver lonux which we pulled in xfvideo-intel 2. We started with the Radeon, and it was quickly scoring dramatically better results with the Heaven benchmark, returning a value of Please use the Forum search and Wiki search for immediate help Please mark your thread as Solved when appropriate New to technical forums?: Anyone has experience with these two components?

That’s why we then used the Catalyst proprietary drivers, which we installed manually.

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For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. For performance, we’ve run each device against version 3. Keep at it and post back s8-3850 progress, We are all keen to help you Phoronix Test Suite OpenBenchmarking.

Originally Posted by tr The bad is that a-83850 card is almost always out of date, even when you buy the most lunux model. This is a great result for a budget card, and if you opt for the passively cooled version, it would make an ideal option for a Linux games PC and movie player.

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Originally Posted by bonvivant1x. If anyone owns this motherboard and processor, let me know how’s your experience with both on Ubuntu.

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The remainder of the cards we looked at were discrete, and connect to a spare PCIe slot on the motherboard. Alien Arena was now running at 55fps, and the heaven benchmark gave us Legal Disclaimer, Privacy Policy Contact.

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