Gaijin: > On 2017-09-12 05:32, pixel fairy wrote: >> On Monday, September 11, 2017 at 10:31:56 PM UTC-7, pixel fairy wrote: >>> given that appvms cant use 3d acceleration anyway, your best bet is intel >>> graphics. if your going to give a gpu to a vm, then it depends on the os of >>> that vm. >>> >>> last i checked, nvidia is fine with virtualization of quadro cards. >>> >>> make sure the workstation doesnt have AMT (vpro etc) as bussiness lines >>> tend to. you may be safer with what dell would otherwise sell as a consumer >>> desktop or gaming rig, minus the fancy graphics card unless your going to >>> use it. but, if thats a big part of your work, you may be better off with >>> linux + kvm or something else instead of qubes. >> >> damn nonlinear editing. that last sentence was supposed to go at the >> end of the first paragraph. > > Well, the good news is that enabling vPro on a Dell is an extra option > that you can select (costs $19), so I made sure that selection was off. > Thanks for the heads up. > > The newer Xeon chips in the E5 Series no longer include on-board > processor graphics, so Intel graphics isn't an option if I go this > route. They can handle a lot more RAM (1.2TB vs. 64GB) and have more > cores (10 vs. 4). There's generally a lot more I could do simultaneously > with this chip it seems looking at the specs. > > Researching through these forums and even the Qubes Docs there seems to > be a "stay away from nVidia" theme; That's why I was focusing on the AMD > graphics card option. Is nVidia Quadro a viable option? > > Using the Dell configurator, and plugging in RedHat Linux 7.2 as the OS > I find that the very newest AMD FirePro graphics card I selected isn't > compatible. (I'm assuming RHEL 7.2 is a roughly equivalent to the Fedora > 23 in dom0) So I dropped down to the older W5100 card and that seemed to > work for them. > > The graphics aren't really a big part of my work. I just want a box that > will be ready to run Qubes v4. >
Gaijin: Intel GPU is recommended, AMD are second best. IIRC, Dom0 will be based on Fedora 25 in Qubes 4.0. Try checking AMD's site (https://support.amd.com/en-us/download) for compatibility reports, too. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to qubes-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/qubes-users/550fc8e6-c049-132e-758e-4e403d3d697b%40posteo.de. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.