Got screwed... almost.
spyro at f2s.com
Sat Nov 30 14:47:23 PST 2002
On Sat, 30 Nov 2002 20:30:28 +0000 (UTC)
dagmar at speakeasy.net (Dagmar d'Surreal) wrote:
> Frankly, I don't see why you'd want to switch to ATI. While they make
> driver source available, their drivers hardly ever seem to be 100%
> reliable until they're ready to declare the card at end-of-life.
Thats not true.
I think ATI suffer from a userbase that likes to fiddle with the
hardware more. their drivers arent quite as stable, though, admittedly.
> nVidia, while they're not willing to give ATI the chance to steal
> their driver code,
Thats bullshit. theres probably VERY little code that could be shared in
> seems to be capable of getting their Detonator
> drivers working flawlessly with their newest cards within a month or
> two of release.
Mainly 'cos ATI simply shrink and overclock, like intel, and dont do
much by way of interesting new tech.
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