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[Phoronix] NVIDIA's On Ubuntu 14.04 Runs The Same As Windows 8.1

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These OpenGL performance results with modern NVIDIA GeForce hardware don't come as a surprise at all to us gave that the proprietary Linux driver has been largely at the same level for features and performance as the Windows GeForce driver going back many years. Most of the code is shared between the Windows, Linux, Solaris, and BSD platforms that allows for NVIDIA's proprietary driver to be top-notch across platforms


http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=geforce_ubuntu14_win81&num=1

Actually in most cases the Linux Uni-engine benchmarks are faster than Windows 8.1 as do the GPU compute tests


it could start to be better to benchmark on Linux thinking.gif
Edited by Pip Boy - 3/30/14 at 2:35am
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great thumb.gif hoping AMD catches up
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Me too

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Phoronix = Linux fanbois. I'd wait for other sources to come up with their results.
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Phoronix = Linux fanbois. I'd wait for other sources to come up with their results.

all of their past benchmarks have been fair
Edited by Jindaman - 3/30/14 at 4:57am
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Phoronix is one of the few dedicated Linux sites and the use cross platform benchmarks. When it's dedicated to nix they're hardly fanboys

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Phoronix = Linux fanbois. I'd wait for other sources to come up with their results.

How so?

They're a dedicated Linux site but by no means "fanbois"

The benchmarks used are open source benchmarks, so all that means is closed source developers need to port things over to Linux properly.
Edited by AlphaC - 3/30/14 at 6:52am
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Phoronix = Linux fanbois. I'd wait for other sources to come up with their results.

LOL. That's like saying a website that only does Windows software reviews are Windows fanbois. rolleyes.gif

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I'd love nothing more than for Linux to kill Windows as the gaming platform of choice. That way MS can take their tablet OS and go play with the iPad like they deserve.
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I'm so excited for the future of Linux. I think it will take over the desktop segment much like it has with mobile and server.
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