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ebikhan    122
Which video card has GLSL support ? ... I am thinking abt buying a video card these days ... so somebody help me in it ? ... What will GLSL support help me ... and what other technologies shud I look for in card ...

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swiftcoder    18432
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Which video card has GLSL support ?

I am not familiar with NVIDIA cards, but most ATI cards newer than the 9700 support GLSL.
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What will GLSL support help me ...

"GLSL allows you to write vertex and fragment shaders in a C like language", if this leaves you none the wiser, suffice it to say that it lets you make really cool looking games and demos.

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Erkokite    184
Nvidia:
Geforce FX 5200 and higher
ATI:
Radeon 9500 and higher,
x200/x300 and higher
one caveat about onboard x200 video: the GLSL support is terrible- don't get it.
3DLabs:
VP and Realizm series (these are workstation oriented, not gaming and they are very expensive)

Right now the best deal you can probably get is the Geforce 6600.

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