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  1. oilrush

    I heard the hype, was excited about a new RTS with linux. So I bought it, what I found was:

    1) VERY simple gameplay, much like Archipelago for android smart phones. Pick 1 or more islands
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    Wow, gross. I thought 9.10 was supposed to add...

    Wow, gross. I thought 9.10 was supposed to add 5750 and 5770 support. In any case many thanks. I have ubuntu 9.10 (catalyst and ubuntu) with a 5770 and that fixed the problem. The card seems okay...
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    So does HD playback, games, google earth and the...

    So does HD playback, games, google earth and the like work with your setup and compiz?
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    5770 Practical desktop usage with compiz?

    Any users of any of the 57xx or 58xx cards under linux out there?

    Obviously these cards are cheap, plenty fast, a good deal... especially if you care about noise/power/heat.

    But does HD...
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    Quiet not quite.

    Page 2, quiet, not quite.
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    I've been on the nvidia side for quite awhile and...

    I've been on the nvidia side for quite awhile and I have to say I kinda agree with phoronix. As a nvidia user under linux I'm used to compiz, google earth working, full screen video playback. Even...
  7. I have some stream memory benchmark code that I...

    I have some stream memory benchmark code that I ported to java, not sure what the point is. I've not found java's JVM particularly efficient or highly optimized, in fact just the opposite. Java has...
  8. The OS interacts with speedstep, you can do...

    The OS interacts with speedstep, you can do things like force a slow clock speed to extend battery life, lock it to full speed for benchmarking, and tune it in related ways based on your preferences....
  9. Yes, triple channel. Alas my machine is in...

    Yes, triple channel.



    Alas my machine is in production, so I can't easily try dual channel. I've seen dual vs tri channel stream numbers posted in a hardware review, alas I can't remember...
  10. AMD vs Intel on Linux vs Windows

    My best guess is that the compilers used under windows are more aware of the special features of the newest chips. Things like the double wide SSE, increased number of micro-ops possible, and...
  11. Windows compiler

    It's worth nothing that Microsoft licensed the intel compiler technology to enable more aggressive optimizations.

    To achieve similar performance numbers under linux you need to run Pathscale,...
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    I'm running a non-overclocked 920, 1333 MHz...

    I'm running a non-overclocked 920, 1333 MHz memory, pretty much stock. Not sure how gentoo builds gcc, but your time sounds really slow. Are you maybe just using 1 of your 8 CPU's?

    Here's what I...
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    Core i7-920 memory system results.

    [QUOTE=mahuyar;52236]Now that they are out, please post your experience with Intel Core i7 CPU and X58 chipset. I am wondering if anyone has installed Linux(any distro, in general) on this new...
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