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i've a 22" monitor, i'm using Ubuntu 10.10. My video card is a Radeon X1300 and i've poor performance at that resolution. If i decrease resolution to 1280x1024 for example, i can use netbeans, monodevelop etc. without problem.

So i'm asking: which agp video card can i buy to have GOOD performance with Ubuntu at high resolution ?


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Unfortunately AGP is a dated technology and its a bit difficult to find good agp cards in the markets now. AtI needs to be commended because they have R600/R700 Cards which still support the agp specification. Depending on your budget, you can go with either the Radeon 3650, 3850 or 4650. Even 3650 will not have a problem handling your resolution. Plus using the proprietary fglrx driver, cards would run very fine.

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I am very happy with my 3650 :) – Rafał Cieślak Mar 5 '11 at 20:07

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