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11 Versions Of WINE Benchmarked

Michael Larabel

Published on 18 February 2008
Written by Michael Larabel
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Looking over these results of WINE 0.9.45 through WINE 0.9.55, there were no major surprises. In some benchmarks all of the versions of WINE had performed comparably, while the largest and most consistent performance drop had come with Aquamark 3 between WINE 0.9.48 and WINE 0.9.49. With the dynamic occlusion culling, high particle count, vertex and pixel lighting, complex multi-material shader, and massive overdraw in Aquamark 3 all had about a 50% drop in the average frame-rate. This, however, is not necessarily a performance regression but further DirectX work going on and more functions being implemented. Aside from these benchmarks, we are still preparing further WINE benchmarks that will be published in the near future looking at other areas outside of the emulated DirectX performance.

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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