Summary: "A comprehensive performance comparison is underway at Phoronix
that pits SteamOS against other desktop Linux distributions, but for
those anxious to see some performance numbers, here are benchmarks done
so far this weekend from seven NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards on the
public SteamOS 1.0 Beta operating system. In this article are early
benchmarks from seven NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards running Valve's
Debian Linux based SteamOS on an Intel Haswell system."
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips