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#1 2012-12-22 17:55:46

riesdra
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From: Brazil
Registered: 2012-12-11
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Open source vs Proprietary driver video [Solved]

Hi everybody,

I bought a HP Dv6-6C60Br laptop, it has a graphics driver ATI Mobility Radeon HD 7690M with 1GB DDR5 integrated memory share until 4085MB memory for graphics.

the open source driver works good? or the catalyst is better?

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#2 2012-12-22 17:58:34

flipper T
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Registered: 2012-09-14
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Re: Open source vs Proprietary driver video [Solved]

There is a way to find out...


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#3 2012-12-24 09:21:36

89c51
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Registered: 2012-06-05
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Re: Open source vs Proprietary driver video [Solved]

Power management is bad on FOSS drivers (and i am not sure SI is prime time ready yet) so you are better off with catalyst (which also has its drawbacks).

You can try both of course.

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#4 2012-12-24 09:38:13

riesdra
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Registered: 2012-12-11
Posts: 8

Re: Open source vs Proprietary driver video [Solved]

I use debian in my PC, and used open source driver for a long time, because property driver was worst, but sometime ago it's good better and i passed use it.

So I'll try both.

thanks

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