Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Thursday November 08, 2012

Benchmarking NVIDIA's R310 Linux Driver Improvements

The fellas at Phoronix have put NVIDIA's R310 Linux driver to the test. All you alternative OS types out there running a NVIDIA based graphics card should give this article a look.

This week NVIDIA began advertising their new "R310" Linux graphics driver that "delivers [a] massive performance boost to Linux gaming" as a result of Valve releasing their Steam Linux Beta. The NVIDIA 310.xx Linux graphics driver not only improves the performance for Valve's Source Engine games, but many Linux OpenGL games. In this article are benchmarks from three graphics cards to highlight the optimizations.