2009/10/24 thomas <valhalla2100@xxxxxxxxxxx>:
> I am wondering if anyone have opinions on the following, which
> is about laptops and not Ubuntu.
> I am thinking about buying a laptop that will be used to learn
> graphics, 3D and Flash. Programs are PhotoShop CS3, FLASH,
> Maya2008 and Xara (Linux).
> I have a list of must be features. One is to have 1 GB of video RAM.
> My preference is dedicated and not shared memory. I see many
> computers with hybrid memory. One such laptop is the Sony on
> the below webpage of TigerDiret:
> Sony VAIO VGN-FW590FYB Laptop Computer. It has 2287MB Total
> available Graphics Memory (512MB dedicated VRAM). This is more
> than 1 GB. Would this be as good or even better than just 1 GB on
> a dedicated video card? I am very concerned about having enough
> memory for Maya.
> At this time I am looking and trying to learn.
> Thanks in advance for any comments and suggestions.
Don't ask us, call the laptop distributors and tell them that you want
a laptop to run Linux.
In any case, Sony laptops are a bear to run Linux on. Go with an HP,
Lenovo, or even a Dell.
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