FreeBSD Can Compete With Ubuntu Linux, Windows 8

Posted by Ridcully on Aug 1, 2013 12:25 AM EDT
Phoronix; By Michael Larabel
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Yesterday I published results that show NVIDIA's Linux driver is very competitive with Microsoft Windows 8 when it comes to OpenGL gaming performance. It turns out that the NVIDIA BSD driver, which is still mostly shared common code with Linux and Solaris and Windows, pairs very well with FreeBSD's Linux binary compatibility layer. For some OpenGL workloads the Linux games are running faster on FreeBSD/PC-BSD 9.1 than Ubuntu!

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