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Old 11-14-07, 01:53 AM   #1
Qurmo
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Unhappy Poor Graphic performance under Linux Ubuntu 8800GTX

to put it simple I'm a new Linux (ubuntu 7.10) user and have a problem with graphic performance. This aspecially occures when I'm running World Of Warcraft under CrossOver. I put in a Support form (thinking the problem was their) but this is what they replyed me. can anyone either confirm or deny this or even better tell me what to do to get it all running the correct way.

link to the entire folow up. http://www.codeweavers.com/support/t...Bstatus%5D=ASC

n Tue, 2007-11-13 at 4:25, Stefan Dösinger wrote:

> Hello Cédric,
>
> The problem is that the Linux drivers Geforce 8000 cards perform
> extremely badly. This happens propably because the codebase of the Linux
> drivers is more than a year old(version 100.x.y) , and nvidia didn't
> update them to the Windows codebase yet(169.x.y) The Windows drivers a
> year ago had exactly the same performance troubles.
>
> Here is a benchmark comparing native Linux games:
> http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...item=781&num=1
>
> As you can see, the GF 8 cards are noticeably slower than on Windows.
> World of Warcraft is the most extreme case it seems, although we don't
> know why yet. I am about to investigate that for Crossover 7, but I also
> hope that nvidia updates their driver soon.
>
> Best regards,
> Stefan
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