NVIDIA's Linux Driver Continues Offering Similar OpenGL Performance To Windows
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 16 June 2017. Page 3 of 3. 56 Comments

And some synthetic test runs via GpuTest:

This shows the potential for Linux gaming, but sadly many commercial Linux game ports aren't well optimized or converted poorly from Direct3D to OpenGL, leaving a significant slowdown when gaming on Linux.

And in some of the GpuTest cases, the Ubuntu 17.04 NVIDIA performance was faster than Windows 10.

If you want to compare your own system's performance to these Windows/Linux GeForce GTX 1080 Ti results, it's as easy as installing the Phoronix Test Suite and running phoronix-test-suite benchmark 1706163-TR-NVIDIAOS120.

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