Valve: Games run FASTER on Linux than Windows

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Aug 3, 2012 6:30 AM EDT
The Register; By Neil McAllister
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Not only has Valve Software successfully ported the first-person shooter game Left 4 Dead 2 to Linux, but it actually runs faster on the open source OS than on Windows. Using high-end hardware, a version of the game running on Ubuntu 12.04 renders at 315fps, Valve's Linux team reports. That's a 16 per cent improvement over the Windows version, which only clocks at 270.6fps on the same configuration.

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