[MPlayer-users] NVidia will be bannished

Alan Wilter Sousa da Silva alan at biof.ufrj.br
Wed Jan 30 13:09:02 CET 2002

Despite of my opion about nVidia closed-driver for Linux I completly agree
with you about nVidia being the best ever 3d card.

On Tue, 29 Jan 2002, gabor farkas wrote:

> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> ok,
> everyone told their opinions about why you should/shouldn't buy a NVIDA card.
> because of the driver etc.
> but i think noone told about 3d ( ok, perharps this is not the best place to
> talk about it, because mplayer is ( at least yet :-) a 2d program )..
> but for 3d nvidia is simply the best you can get...
> matrox is a good card but it doesn't offer the same features or performance
> as nvidia.
> ati ... well. the new radeons are good ones, actually i'm not sure if they
> support the newest features like pixel and vertex shading....
> to make a long story short, if you want to get the best 3d card, you'll have
> to get a geforce 3 , which is a nvidia product :-)
> i'm not saying that this is a good thing or bad, i only wanted to say that
> you don't have a choice for a 3d card.
> gabor
> p.s: i'm not an expert in linux ( i've begun to use it a month ago ), so
> maybe i wasn't correct in everything... then please correct me :-)
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Alan Wilter S. da Silva
 Laboratório de Física Biológica
  Instituto de Biofísica Carlos Chagas Filho
   Universidade do Brasil/UFRJ
    Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

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