NVIDIA Gaming/GPU Performance: Windows 11 vs. Ubuntu Linux Benchmarks

Written by Michael Larabel in Display Drivers on 2 January 2023 at 11:20 AM EST.
Windows vs. Linux - NVIDIA Benchmarks
Windows vs. Linux - NVIDIA Benchmarks
Windows vs. Linux - NVIDIA Benchmarks

HITMAN 3 on Linux with the RTX 3080 and RTX 3090 graphics cards were in the 80+% range for the performance seen under Linux with Steam Play and graphics API translation versus the native HITMAN 3 performance on Windows 11 with the same settings.

Windows vs. Linux - NVIDIA Benchmarks
Windows vs. Linux - NVIDIA Benchmarks

Left 4 Dead 2 at 1440p saw the Ubuntu performance much better off than Windows while at 4K the Windows/Linux results were similar.

Windows vs. Linux - NVIDIA Benchmarks
Windows vs. Linux - NVIDIA Benchmarks

Portal 2 with OpenGL meanwhile saw the Linux performance much slower than Windows, but not that it matters all that much with running at hundreds of frames per second even at 4K.


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