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Nouveau NVIDIA Driver Can Be Faster With Linux 3.8

Michael Larabel

Published on 2 January 2013
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 4 of 5 - 2 Comments

There was a slight boost in performance for the GeForce 9800GTX with Urban Terror but not the other tested NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards. The other graphics cards might not be seeing a performance boost out of Linux 3.8 since they're still handicapped by the lower clock-speeds due to the problematic re-clocking support in Nouveau.

The VDrift frame-rate results weren't anything special.

The Warsow performance results on Linux 3.6/3.7/3.8 for the trio of NVIDIA graphics cards didn't illustrate any improvements.

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