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    I was wondering what was the best graphics card, one that is 3D and has 3D Accelration

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    Go with an nvidia card. The Linux drivers from nvidia work fine with me.

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    I personally prefer nVidia and think you will run into fewer issues under Linux with it.

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    For Linux nVidia has the monopoly... Alas... My Radeon 9700 Pro isn't of much use
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    So using ATI cards aren't the best, then I will try to get an Nvida card

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    I too recommend an Nvidia card.
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    I will go with Nvida then

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    Which is the best?

    I know that many people say NVidia cards are the best... but which one of the Nvidia cards. Can someone help me find an Nvidia which is better than ATI 9800 Pro, and cheap? I want to start using Nvidia... but their naming system too confusing.

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    Re: Which is the best?

    Quote Originally Posted by espiesior
    I know that many people say NVidia cards are the best... but which one of the Nvidia cards. Can someone help me find an Nvidia which is better than ATI 9800 Pro, and cheap? I want to start using Nvidia... but their naming system too confusing.
    I don't quite see how X600 and X800 is any less confusing than 6600 and 6800, but okay. If you want to get technical here, ANY functional Nvidia card beats a non-functional ATI card, regardless of the specifications. The most powerful card in the world is just a glorified framebuffer without working drivers. But I digress.

    Good Nvidia cards on the market right now are the 6000 line. 6200, 6600, and 6800 are very good cards, and are going down in price now that the 7000 line has been released. I personally wouldn't go for anything from the FX(5000) line at this point. They're a bit dated and you can get a 6200 for the same price as an FX5700.
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    okay thanks, I'll look into it

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