[opensource] Re: It's Laptop Season

Alexander Moore moorea at cse.ohio-state.edu
Sat May 19 11:02:32 EDT 2007


Yeah that was what I thought originally too, but I did read some benchmarks
and it almost always came out on top because apparently the V5250 is based
off the X1700 architecture.

On 5/19/07, Paul Betts <bettsp at cse.ohio-state.edu> wrote:
>
> 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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