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AMD Radeon Catalyst Performance: Windows 7 vs. Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Michael Larabel

Published on 23 May 2012
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 3 of 5 - 26 Comments

When upping the Unigine Heaven test settings to 2560 x 1600 for the Samsung 30-inch LCD display, the results were still very close between Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 for the Radeon hardware. Meanwhile, with the NVIDIA binary driver poking the GeForce GTX 680, Windows 7 was faster.

For Unigine Sanctuary, the results for the NVIDIA and AMD latest-generation graphics processors were close between Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 with each company's official drivers, but the numbers tended to slightly favor Ubuntu Linux.

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