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[Discuss] UEFI

Matthew Gillen wrote:
> For the sake of bringing up another topic, I want to thank people for
> the info on UEFI last week.  I decided that being long in the tooth
> isn't the same as 'broken', and I should put it off a bit longer.

If it works, don't break it.

> What I really want is high-end fanless video cards, and the best options

Isn't that an oxymoron? :)

> in that very limited market right now seem to be on the ATI side.  I
> haven't had a non-nvidia card for so long that I'm not sure what the
> state of ATI linux support is these days.

nVidia's binary blob drivers for Linux are much, much better than ATI's 
binary blob drivers for Linux. Open source drivers are hit or miss right 
now. nVidia is finally opening things up which puts the whole thing in 
flux. I expect to see big improvements on that front what with Valve 
expecting to ship nVidia-equpped Steam Machines and maybe ATI-equipped 
Steam Machines next year.

Right now? I'd wait a little bit until the Steam Machine hardware specs 
are finalized and then use those as a reference.

Rich P.

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