[Wine] Re: AMD/ATI or Nvidia

phildaman46 wineforum-user at winehq.org
Wed Feb 15 10:39:38 CST 2012

jjmckenzie wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 8:15 PM, phildaman46 <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> > Thanks for the response. I'm already using an Nvidia GTX 560 and have most of my games running in Wine with no
> > problems. I was just curious to know if AMD GPUs have improved since I last used them. Looks like they haven't as I
> > suspected. Thanks for clearing that up.
> > 
> It is not that the AMD/ATI video cards are poor, just the drivers.
> Intel video is junk, all around.  For now, nVidia is leading the way
> for high quality Linux video drivers.  That may never change unless
> AMD/ATI sees a large move to Linux.  I've been there with ATI and
> another OS back in the 1990s.
> James

I totally agree with you on that. I think AMD/ATI drivers work fine with native games in Linux. It just doesn't convert DirectX calls to OpenGL in Wine very well. If you only use Windows, either card should work fine. It's just a matter of whether you want 3D or Eyefinity.

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