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Thursday, February 23rd, 2017


Benchmarked: Nouveau vs Nvidia Arch Linux Driver on 980ti

There has been lots of discussion on the internet comparing the Nouveau open-source drivers to the Nvidia closed-source drivers on liuux.  We put it to the test.  Many of these games did not have a benchmark feature, so a simple circuit was tested on each driver for each game listed.  All games were tested full-screen at 1440p. Test System Specs: i7-6700k 16GB DDR4 3200mhz 980ti @ 1440p144hz Arch Linux Nvidia Drivers 378.13 Nouveau Drivers 1.0.13-2   Game #1:  Amnesia Dark Descent Ultra Settings Nouveau: 13fps Nvidia: 75fps Low Settings Nouveau: 46fps Nvidia:Read More