[opensource] Re: It's Laptop Season

Paul Betts bettsp at cse.ohio-state.edu
Sat May 19 10:59:17 EDT 2007

On Sat, 19 May 2007 00:44:50 -0400, Alexander Moore <moorea at cse.ohio-state.edu> wrote:
> The thinkpads do have three buttons... and a much higher resolution,
> which I do love having. I'm just worried that if I get the thinkpad with
> the Fire GL graphics that the Linux drivers will be non-existant or
> craptastic, and if I get the x1400 graphics, it won't be enough to play
> some decent games at native resolution.

FireGL cards are actually kind of lousy for games, they're optimized for rendering tons of triangles, not the kind of stuff that games typically do.

Paul Betts <bettsp at cse.ohio-state.edu>

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