Current supported (2D & 3D) PCI-E cards

Timo Jyrinki timo.jyrinki at
Tue Oct 28 08:28:00 PDT 2008

2008/10/27 Gene Heskett <gene.heskett at>:
> Bearing in mind that cards with a separate connection to Con Edison for power
> will probably not be considered here.  So, can I actually buy (newegg/where
> ever) a video card (pci-e) that IS fully supported by the available drivers?
> If so, what brand, model & where please?

ATI Radeon X1650 should be quite widely available still. It's R500, so
very finely supported/accelerated in both 2D and 3D under the radeon
driver plus stable Mesa 7.2.

You might be also able to find X1950 which is somewhat faster, but
mostly I'm seeing new X1650:s on sale.


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