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Thread: AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz - Is It Worth It On Linux?

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    Quote Originally Posted by javy29sp View Post
    Has support for the 7970 gotten better? Will 3.11 help when it is released? I have a 7970 and want to make the switch to linux from windows but don't want to if it's more trouble then it's worth.
    I would wait until the distro releases next spring. The SI driver is under heavy development right now, and you can get it working, but if you wait 6 months i think you'll be a lot happier.

    (The 3.11 kernel does help, a lot, but the 3.12 kernel and Mesa 9.3 already have a lot more fixes that you'll probably want too)
    Last edited by smitty3268; 08-31-2013 at 08:41 PM.

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