Linked by Michael on Fri 7th Jan 2011 23:30 UTC
AMD "On the same day that we learn VIA's Linux support is basically dead and after a troubling week for Intel with regards to open-source graphics support for their new Sandy Bridge CPUs, Advanced Micro Devices has come forward and released open-source graphics driver support for their AMD Radeon HD 6000 series of graphics cards."
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by xaeropower on Sat 8th Jan 2011 23:27 UTC
xaeropower
Member since:
2005-12-16

Yes we all know what a big fail atiamd is and it's not surprising that the losers group getting extended with via which was producing one of the most unreliable garbage chipsets for motherboards like asrock, abit, whatever noname.

These companies srsly has to die. Every nix user knows Nvidia + Intel is the way to go. ATI only has market because of gamers even tho they have integrated and mobile gpus as well. AMD only has market because ?!? guess because of marketing ;) until they can sell the shit to their corp partners they wont die.

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RE: /dev/null/viaamd
by Kivada on Sun 9th Jan 2011 00:49 in reply to "/dev/null/viaamd"
Kivada Member since:
2010-07-07

Someone knows jack all about what they're talking about... FYI, ASRock is part of ASUS, Have a look at their current lineup, they currently offer the some of the best boards for AMD.

VIAs chipsets, while not great got a worse wrap then they deserved. Their biggest problem right now is short sightedness in the X86 market. But maybe they can come up with a good implementation of the ARM Cortex A15 spec. The only issue there is, "can they actually get a OSS driver together for their GPUs?"

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RE: /dev/null/viaamd
by tylerdurden on Sun 9th Jan 2011 03:49 in reply to "/dev/null/viaamd"
tylerdurden Member since:
2009-03-17

more like /dev/troll it seems

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RE: /dev/null/viaamd
by adkilla on Sun 9th Jan 2011 04:11 in reply to "/dev/null/viaamd"
adkilla Member since:
2005-07-07

NVidia + Intel? Seriously?

You mean a solution where you ship with 2 GPUs because you can't have good low-power and good-performance GPU integrated into the chipset? I am sure the overpriced notebooks with both of them could fathom it, *cough*MacBook Pro*cough*, but why should everyone else suffer?

Don't be quick to rule out Zacate yet, Intel has yet to answer with a better cost solution.

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