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Continuing on from Friday's article that was a 22-way comparison of AMD and NVIDIA graphics cards on SteamOS for Steam Linux gaming, which tested the hardware at the common TV resolution of 1080p, here are results for the higher-end Radeon and GeForce graphics cards at 4K.







http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=4k-brew-amdnv&num=1
post #2 of 95
Dang, those charts seem crazy to someone who only looks at windows reviews. What causes the disparity between AMD/Nvidia on SteamOS?
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Dang, those charts seem crazy to someone who only looks at windows reviews. What causes the disparity between AMD/Nvidia on SteamOS?

Drivers.
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Wait... a single TitanX is getting over 100fps at 4K in Bioshock Infinite?

What are Windows benchmarks like? That seems extremely high. Please tell me I'm missing something.
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Drivers.

Yep mad.gif
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i think opengl is like dx9 in quality
i noticed lack of tessellation and an effect (i don't remember the name) in Metro

2years ago valve games were almost unplayable and now i get the same framerate on both systems (steamos and w7)
nvidia did a good job recently
post #7 of 95
Not surprising given the fact that AMD drivers are nearly non-existent on Linux, on top of the fact that SteamOS was primarily developed with Nvidia cards.
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Looks like I'll be sticking with Nvidia
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post #9 of 95
if Nvidia adopted Freesync...

I can dream, right?

Then again, I don't expect to replace my monitors for a while.
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post #10 of 95
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if Nvidia adopted Freesync...

I can dream, right?

Then again, I don't expect to replace my monitors for a while.

you are running linux? i am too with my inspiron. works sometimes. good for banking online.
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