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'Left 4 Dead 2' Runs Faster on Linux Than Windows

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http://www.ubuntuvibes.com – In a new blog post, Valve Linux team has reported that Left 4 Dead 2 runs faster on Linux than Windows, thanks to efficiency of Linux Kernel and OpenGL. They tested the game on an Intel Core i7 3930k computer with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 and 32 GB RAM (loaded with Windows 7 Service Pack 1 64-bit and Ubuntu 12.04 32bit). When Left 4 Dead 2 was initially ported to Linux, it ran at 6 fps while Windows version had 270.6 fps. Now after they have Modified L4D2 to work better with the Linux kernel and OpenGL, it is running at 315 fps on Linux. Valve Linux Team is also working wit (HowTos)