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Cedega v5.1 + NVIDIA

Michael Larabel

Published on 21 February 2006
Written by Michael Larabel
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As can be gathered from the benchmark results, gaming under Linux with Cedega certainly comes at a cost. However, even with a decrease in performance, the games were still very much playable with respectable quality. In regards to the Cedega and Linux performance with Enemy Territory and Doom 3, it too came at a performance downfall, but still churned a moderate amount of frames. Unlike Tom Wickline's experiment on the WINE development mailing list, with WINE versus Windows benchmarks where many of the scenarios WINE had outperformed Windows, this simply was not the case with Cedega gaming. Certainly, TransGaming Cedega Technologies v5.1 brings many improvements to the table, along with support for some newer retail game titles, which may make it worth purchasing.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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