NA 2014年6月11日上午7:45
What is a Good Nvidia Graphics Card for Linux?
$100 to $300, give or take.

Curious as to what is a good, solid video card that works harmoniously with Ubuntu (12.04).

For playing most games (don't necessarily need to play the most intensive AAA games).

Would it be better to wait for the next generations of cards to come down in price? (Titan, etc?)

AMD is alright, but I have one of their cards now, and it doesn't seem like dramatic driver improvement for Linux is happening anytime soon (unless I am wrong).

Thank you.
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Oerthling 2014年6月11日下午1:16 
Nvidia.
I have played on Linux for ca 7 years now.
Nvidias drivers were consistently good on Linux.
The open source drivers are good for all 3 (AMD, NVidia, Intel) as long as you only need 2D acceleration (desktop, office, video, old games).

When AMD took over ATI a few years ago and soon after that started supporting the open drivers I explicitly got an AMD card to support that. But the drivers took too long to get ready for gaming.
And AMDs proprietary drivers used to be crap on Linux (in my experience).

Just my personal experience - but there's also a lot of people here on the forums who had trouble with AMD cards.
It might well be that AMD is fixing that atm. I keep reading that people now have a better experience with recent drivers on recent cards - so hopefully they really do catch up now.
NA 2014年6月12日上午6:15 
Thanks for relating your experiences. While I'd like to see AMD get back on their feet, how long do you submit bug reports and feedback with no promises for improvement? Time you could be spending playing games? It seems like Nvidia is already at a certain level of quality without much hassle.

I've been interested in the GeForce GTX 750, the 750 Ti and the 760. I'm curious to know if any of these cards are worth it on Linux. And if they significantly improve upon their predecessors. Or if it's best to consider the next generations (800 series, Titan). I'm in no rush, and I can wait months to years.
Lord Battlesheep 2014年6月12日下午12:27 
$100-$300 can buy you very different cards in different parts of the world...
Anyway, look for GTX (i.e. "gamer's") series, not cheap GTs.
Even better ATIs simply dont worth troubles they bring. Strange, in general ATI cooperates better with open source community.
最后由 Lord Battlesheep 编辑于; 2014年6月12日下午12:29
R3450N 2014年6月12日下午2:33 
The GTX cards are the ones you should aim for if you want Nvidia. I have a GTX and they function very well under both Linux and Windows.
m0zone 5月14日上午4:49 
960 is a good choice for that price range..i just gave up on amd 14 years of crap drivers ... love my 960
最后由 m0zone 编辑于; 5月14日上午4:49
⁢⁢⁢⁢⁢⁢⁢⁢⁢⁢ 5月14日下午1:49 
hello, i have gtx titan black edition its work perfectly !
LOLCAT 5月14日下午2:06 
hello, i have gtx titan black edition its work perfectly !
Doesn't mean anything. I have an old FX 5200 and it works perfectly. Should I recommend it to the OP?
R3450N 5月14日下午2:07 
引用自 LOLCAT
hello, i have gtx titan black edition its work perfectly !
Doesn't mean anything. I have an old FX 5200 and it works perfectly. Should I recommend it to the OP?


I sense jealousy!
NA 5月15日下午5:10 
引用自 m0zone
960 is a good choice for that price range..i just gave up on amd 14 years of crap drivers ... love my 960

Funny, I've been checking out and thinking about the 960 over the last few weeks. I'm looking for a card that will last me ten years, if that's possible.
m0zone 5月16日上午9:18 
引用自 NA
引用自 m0zone
960 is a good choice for that price range..i just gave up on amd 14 years of crap drivers ... love my 960

Funny, I've been checking out and thinking about the 960 over the last few weeks. I'm looking for a card that will last me ten years, if that's possible.
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i dont know about 10 years i like how it runs silent till it gets warm and uses little or no power

it runs pretty much anything i throw at it and its stable as hell < no driver crash's>


i have a evga super clocked payed around 189$ for it 2 gig
only games i found that i cant run max so far is mortal kombat x in windows
I havent tryed any super AAA titles GTA V etc

i run all day on a 45 inch led tv at 1080p i upgraded from a 260x < i did buy a 285x and returned it due to wouldnt work in linux and in windows it sucked>

if long term try out a 970
http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=bioshock-inf-18&num=2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CyYvoQPYPbs
最后由 m0zone 编辑于; 5月16日上午9:32
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