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> On Sat, 2006-02-04 at 21:19 +0000, Conor Wynne wrote:
> > On 5 Feb 2006, at 03:14, Declan Moriarty wrote:
> > > Has anyone got a radeon 7000 or 7200 with DRI? What sort
> > > of fps do you get from glxgears?
> > Forget it, its a cheap card, dont bother with 3D.
>> I have a similar card and am also partial to the Intel shared memory
> jobbies. I find their 3d performance acceptable for desktop
> acceleration and the odd Quake II and tuxracer games. Why would you not
> bother with 3d on those cards?
>> As for the problem, I believe the 7000 and 7200 are actually different
> cores where the 7000 requires the "ati" driver and the 7200 the "radeon"
> driver...but I could be completely wrong, but this
>http://dri.freedesktop.org/wiki/ATIRadeon> seems to confirm what I've been told.
>I was under the impression that 7000 & 7200 were similar, and
that, as you say, the 7200 has a smaller die and more ram. In
fact, the 7000 is an similar 'undergrown' version of the r128. X
selects the driver, and seems to select the radeon driver. Each
one up the line does have a few extra instructions.
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