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Updated NVIDIA GeForce Benchmarks On Ubuntu Linux With Team Fortress 2

Michael Larabel

Published on 8 November 2013
Written by Michael Larabel
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Team Fortress 2 at 2560 x 1600 was a similar story to the 1920 x 1080 results... The GTX 550 Ti, GTX 650, and GTX 680 of the tested hardware was all pushing playable frame-rates while the GTX 460 was acting funky and the GT 520 and GT 610 were running at a snail's pace. The GPUs had performed much better in other similar quality OpenGL Linux tests like Unigine, id Tech, and Xonotic workloads. The next large round of Linux GPU comparison results will come in the budget GeForce GT 610 Ubuntu review.

You can compare your own system's Team Fortress 2 performance on Linux to these NVIDIA reference results by having Steam/TF2 and the Phoronix Test Suite and then proceeding to simply run phoronix-test-suite benchmark 1311082-SO-NVIDIATEA11 for carrying out a fully-automated comparison in the same environment as was used for this article.

Stay tuned for the next round of results with AMD Radeon hardware to see if there are similar odd performance issues for some GPUs.

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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