On Wed,14-10-2009 [23:48:26], Polytropon wrote: > On Wed, 14 Oct 2009 10:55:05 -0600 (MDT), Warren Block <wbl...@wonkity.com> > wrote: > > All of my cards are ATI and I don't know of the "mtrr" problem you're > > talking about. This X1650 works fine on i386 with both 7-STABLE and > > 8-STABLE. > > I had an old-fashioned ATI Radeon 9200 RV250 AGP with both a VGA > and a VGA-on-DVI monitor. With also old-fashioned XFree86 this > setting worked good performance-wise, which was in FreeBSD 5, > but I haven't tested this in FreeBSD 7 with Xorg yet because > I'm very upset about the speed-loss of "modern" software. :-( > Furthermore, I don't have the second 21" CRT anymore, so no > dual-head for me at the moment. > > I am nearly sure that for today's requirements, Intel GPUs > seem to be the most fitting ones, but as I don't own any of > them, I can't give you clues from a user's point of view. > In the past, ATI always was my first choice, but today, I > would triple-check anything. >
Having had a _lot_ of troubles with Intel video recently I'd not recommend using it. Poor performance (both 2D and 3D) and various glitches after several updates of intel-video driver. And still having that bug with broken xv out driver of mplayer. :( -- Best regards, Jeff | "Nobody wants to say how this works. | | Maybe nobody knows ..." | | Xorg.conf(5) | _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"