Originally Posted by welle
the quality of the nvidia linux driver is crap compared to the windows driver. Yesterday i compared nouveau with the nvidia blob and the nouveau driver works much better - animations in kde run smooth instead of stuttering . the only disadvantage is that svideo out doesnt work anymore
i think nvidia doesn't want to track the problems on a public bug tracker because it would show that the driver is full of bugs and with this "proof" they couldn't say that they provide high quality linux drivers and there is no need for an open source driver
Complete opposite experience here. KDE smooth as silk with the blob and unusable with nouveau.