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Phoronix: The State of XGI Linux Display Drivers

Jun 21, 2005, 04:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

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"Much to everyone's surprise, earlier this month ATI released a new set of display drivers (v8.14.13) which shocked the entire Linux community. These drivers finally showed some major improvements for ATI not only in performance, but also in the driver installer and control panel. Although ATI still has a lot of work ahead of them, if they want to become the leader in Linux graphics cards, they're slowly catching up and becoming more competitive with the drivers that NVIDIA offers to the Linux community. Even with NVIDIA taking much of the Linux market-share, there still is another company trying to have its stake at Linux graphics: XGI Technology. In this article, we're going to be sharing our thoughts regarding XGI Technology's Linux display drivers. The XGI graphics cards we have in front of us today is the Volari V3XT and Volari V8, both of which are AGP 8x..."

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