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Ubuntu 13.04 Will Improve Gaming On Open-Source GPU Drivers - PCSTATS.com Ubuntu 13.04 Will Improve Gaming On Open-Source GPU Drivers
Sun, Feb 10 2013 | 9:22AM | Filed under: Video Cards| PermaLink Posted by: STAFF

While still a ways from being comparable to the proprietary graphics drivers in terms of features and OpenGL performance, the open-source GPU drivers found by default in the forthcoming Ubuntu 13.04 release are a big improvement over the out-of-the-box graphics drivers found in earlier Ubuntu Linux releases. The Ubuntu desktop is also faster thanks to improvements to its Unity desktop environment and Compiz compositing window manager. In this article are Linux gaming benchmarks looking at the performance of Fedora 17, Fedora 18, Ubuntu 12.10, and a preliminary Ubuntu 13.04 development snapshot. In this first article, the OpenGL performance of Intel and Radeon graphics are being benchmarked."

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