[Wine] Good Graphics Card for Wine?

Ranguvar ranguvar at archlinux.us
Tue Mar 8 12:21:53 CST 2011

On Tue, Mar 8, 2011 at 13:03, DanKegel <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> I have a gt240, and it's a good very-low-end gaming card, doesn't require
> a big power supply.
> You wouldn't get it if you were a serious gamer,
> as it only delivers framerates of 20 or 30 on a lot of games.
> On the other hand, it doesn't suffer from first-frame-stutter
> as badly as the 400 (Fermi) series nvidia cards (the newer cards
> seem to take longer to warm up shaders on first use on linux).
> It's kind of obsolete now, you can buy them for $60 or so,
> so it's kind of hard to go too far wrong with it.

I'm considering buying a GTX 550 Ti when they arrive, and I haven't
heard of that problem before.
Google doesn't turn up a lot, could you please elaborate?  First-frame-stutter?
Thanks :)

  -- Ranguvar

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