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[Phoronix] AMD Makes An Evolutionary Step In Linux Support

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... AMD has now evolved their Linux support by taking it a large step further. AMD is in the process of pushing new high-end features into their Linux driver -- such as Multi-GPU CrossFire support -- and with the ATI Radeon HD 4850 they have even begun showing off Tux, the Linux mascot, on their product packaging and providing Linux drivers on their product CDs!...
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Tux gets all the ladies ... bastard.
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Very impressive, their drivers for linux have been utter **** over the years.
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Really impressive.
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Linux takes another step forward.
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post #5 of 22
Awesome.

Helps open the Linux market for ATI as so many people were fed up with bad ATI linux drivers
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Both AMD/ATI and Intel pushing for Linux on all fronts.. Great stuff.
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But are games like Crysis, bf2, cod4 etc. work on Linux?
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But are games like Crysis, bf2, cod4 etc. work on Linux?
Linux developers are working on it don't you worry. (Although i'm not a Linux guy, i like competition gets Microsoft off its ass.)
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But are games like Crysis, bf2, cod4 etc. work on Linux?
Some do, some don't. Most have to be run through WINE. But Valve are working on a linux port for the Source engine which will really help linux out a lot.
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post #10 of 22
Kewl, the only reason i went Nvidia was because of ATI and their lack of support for linux.

YAY ATI!
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