[OpenIndiana-discuss] GPU HCL - nVidia Questions & Advice
maybird1776 at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 11 02:01:48 UTC 2011
Quadro NVS 290 is a bit cheaper which is near the price point of the GeForce GT 430 - but NVS 295 is nice as well as suggesed.
I've updated the HCL based on low cost server cards.
--- On Thu, 2/10/11, Ken Gunderson <kgunders at teamcool.net> wrote:
> From: Ken Gunderson <kgunders at teamcool.net>
> Subject: Re: [OpenIndiana-discuss] GPU HCL - nVidia Questions & Advice
> To: "Discussion list for OpenIndiana" <openindiana-discuss at openindiana.org>
> Date: Thursday, February 10, 2011, 7:50 PM
> On Thu, 2011-02-10 at 05:55 -0800, ken mays wrote:
> > To Ken Gunderson,
> > The Quadro 600 works fine.
> > If you want a basic low-cost graphics card, you can
> use the GeForce GT 430 or NVIDIA 9600 GT which is available
> in most stores today for about $50-$80 USD. I suggest the
> Nvidia 9600 GT if you're a casual 3D user (i.e. gaming or
> otherwise), or the GT 430 if you need something more 'low
> > I'll update the HCL to reflect 'cheaper' cards.
> Lol, latest update now includes the Quadro 6000 and some
> other not so
> inexpensive models. Hope you're not paying for this stuff
> out of your
> own pocket ;-P
> > To Guy,
> > Colin Ellis is reviewing the issues with DRI/DMA
> support for the Illumos team. A patch fix is available
> through Oracle's X team for the reported bug/CR 7001754 (not
> officially committed yet to resolve bug so I'll say 'no' for
> the record).
> > Sidenote: I've tested the Nvidia drivers up to
> v260.19.36 with OI 148.
> > With the default drivers included, you can go as
> high-end as the Quadro 6000.
> Does anyone else think it might be nice to have an
> additional, separate
> list for cards supported by the default drivers?
> Ken Gunderson <kgunders at teamcool.net>
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