View Full Version : [ubuntu] nvidia quadro versus ATI firepro

May 6th, 2009, 09:20 PM
Among the following two video cards:

- ATI Fire Pro V3700 (256MB, DVI+DVI), and
- NVIDIA Quadro NVS290 (256MB, DMS59 Connector to Dual DVI-SL)

which one would work better (or at all) with ubuntu 9.04?

May 6th, 2009, 09:59 PM
I have always have had really good experiences with nvidia and Linux, my roommate I know had used an ATI card which he swapped out with his nvidia card so that he could run Ubuntu better. I don't know how much the ati driver has improved since then, but the nvidia one runs perfect on my nvidia 7600go.

May 6th, 2009, 10:15 PM
go with nvidia go with nvidia at least thay support there legacy drivers :( ati das not
get the nvidia cause you never now wen ati drops support for there card then all you have is the sucky open source drivers

ps thay may get better but I am stuck at ubuntu 8.10 :( cause ati droped there support for my card :( and its a laptop so no upgrades

May 7th, 2009, 02:05 AM
thanks! I will then get the nvidia