Windows 10 vs. Ubuntu Linux With Radeon / GeForce GPUs On The Latest 2018 Drivers
The X-Plane 11 flight simulator benchmark was running much faster on Linux than Windows when using low quality visuals at 4K.
But when ramping up the settings, the NVIDIA performance was close to identical between platforms while the Radeon cards with RadeonSI Gallium3D were still performing much faster than with Radeon Software OpenGL on Windows.
That's the latest Windows vs. Linux data I have available today. I'm still in the process of bringing more tests over to the new Phoronix Test Suite on Windows in a comparable manner. Many of the more popular Linux game ports aren't yet in place due to configuration differences between the Windows and Linux game builds and thus additional time needed for testing and validation. Anyhow, more results will be coming soon. If you appreciate all of the Linux hardware testing and benchmarking work done at Phoronix, consider showing your support by joining Phoronix Premium and/or making a PayPal tip.
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