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cdude42
April 30th, 2010, 05:00 AM
Intel® Core™ i3-330M processor 2.13GHz 3MB
64-bit
320GB Hard Disk Drive (5400rpm)
4GB (4GBx1) DDR3-SDRAM-1066
ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5470 GPU (512MB VRAM)

can anyone tell me if this is a good configuration? the only thing im worried about is the graphics card not being compatible.

cdude42
April 30th, 2010, 01:49 PM
Its the sony vaio E series if it matters

gradinaruvasile
April 30th, 2010, 01:57 PM
Ati's drivers are a bit buggy. You might encounter problems related to them.

cdude42
April 30th, 2010, 02:04 PM
Ati's drivers are a bit buggy. You might encounter problems related to them.

What kind of problems would i have? How good is the catalyst 10.4 driver? ive heard its alot better than its previous versions

dkartik
May 1st, 2010, 05:17 AM
I'm running a Dell Studio 1558 with the 1 GB 5470. So far so good, everything seems to be working out of the box. My resolution is fantastic at 1920x1080. The only thing is I haven't tried running games in Ubuntu in it, so I couldn't tell you if that works or not. I plan on trying that stuff out this weekend.

EDIT:

While the resolution is great, I did notice the incorrect memory amount when typing in:
lspci -v

Like stated above, my card is a 1GB, however it is being shown in the results of that command as only having 256 MB. Not sure what's causing this, or to what extent it will affect the behaviour of my system. I guess we'll see soon enough.