Friday June 17, 2016

Windows 10 vs. Ubuntu 16.04 Gaming On GTX 1070 & GTX 1080

For those of you interested in seeing how the new GeForce GTX 1070 and 1080 run games on Windows 10 versus Ubuntu, this article is for you. It is interesting to see which games did well under Linux compared to Windows 10 and how close some of the results actually were.

For your viewing pleasure this Friday is our largest Windows vs. Linux graphics/gaming performance comparison ever conducted at Phoronix in the past 12 years! With the brand new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 and GTX 1080 graphics cards, their performance was compared under Windows 10 Pro x64 and Ubuntu 16.04 x86_64 when using the very latest NVIDIA Corp drivers for each OS. A range of Steam gaming benchmarks and more were done, including some cross-platform Vulkan graphics benchmarks. Continue on for this interesting comparison.