Nouveau vs. NVIDIA Linux Comparison Shows Shortcomings
Written by Michael Larabel in Display Drivers on 23 April 2013. Page 3 of 8. 61 Comments

The first benchmark up was running the once-popular Nexuiz open-source first person shooter. To no surprise -- in large part due to the Nouveau re-clocking problems -- the closed-source NVIDIA 319.12 Beta driver was much faster than the open-source configurations. For the GeForce 9500GT, 9800GTX, and GT 220 that were successfully re-clocked, the NVIDIA Linux driver remained far faster.

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