Linux Gaming: Native vs. Wine vs. Windows 7 Performance
Posted on: 12/22/2010 02:04 PM

Phoronix takes a look at the gaming performance of Native vs. Wine vs. Windows 7

Linux Gaming: Native vs. Wine vs. Windows 7 Performance


Linux gaming has a bright future ahead with the forthcoming Unigine games, successful indie campaigns, and many other Linux-native game titles being just out on the horizon. Right now though if you are a dedicated PC gamer looking to satisfy your entertainment appetite under Linux, more than likely you find yourself using the Wine program so that you can run many Windows programs under Linux. What is the performance impact though of using this method? In this article, we have a couple benchmarks comparing the performance of Wine, native Linux game binaries, and the native Microsoft Windows 7 Professional performance



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