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Submission + - FreeBSD, Ubuntu Offer Same NVIDIA OpenGL Support As Windows (phoronix.com)

An anonymous reader writes: There's some good news if you use NVIDIA graphics on (Ubuntu) Linux or FreeBSD with their binary graphics driver: the OpenGL performance is comparable to Windows 8. Unfortunately, that's not the same for Intel graphics and AMD doesn't even offer a Catalyst driver for FreeBSD. FreeBSD offers a binary Linux compatibility layer to run games at the same (or better) performance as Linux, but unfortunately it's capped to running Linux x86 binaries and NVIDIA is the only GPU vendor with proper BSD graphics driver support.
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FreeBSD, Ubuntu Offer Same NVIDIA OpenGL Support As Windows

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