NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Series Expectations On Linux
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As far as this analysis, it's premium-only in order to make our RTX 2080 Linux hardware testing possible come 20 September. If you can't afford premium, you probably can't afford these new high-priced cards either that might end up not being a wise investment if you exclusively game on Linux. At the very least, it will likely be quite a while before seeing any RTX/ray-tracing games natively on Linux or even under Wine/SteamPlay. And if you care about open-source driver support, these cards are obviously to avoid.
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