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  • RE: Valve: Left 4 Dead 2 Runs Faster on Linux than Windows 7

    We aims to please ! By the way, kudos for the great work you did with the old school computers.... Henri PS : Do you think, realneil , that it might be possible to convince the OP to correct that minor error I described in the PS to my first posting to the present thread ? I know I shouldn't let...
    Posted to Gaming by mhenriday on Sat, Aug 4 2012
  • RE: Valve: Left 4 Dead 2 Runs Faster on Linux than Windows 7

    «Too bad there's 1) no proof of this and 2) no test specs. For all we know that linux system could've been running a far more beasty GPU and CPU.» 1) depends, JvanHummel , upon what one is willing to accept as proof. As regards 2), there are indeed specs, available here : http://blogs...
    Posted to Gaming by mhenriday on Fri, Aug 3 2012
  • RE: Valve: Left 4 Dead 2 Runs Faster on Linux than Windows 7

    I'm no gamer and cannot address this issue directly, but I can say that generally speaking, identical applications that can run on both platforms run faster and more smoothly on 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 on my dualboot machine with Ubuntu and (64-bit) Windows 7 Pro. So I'm not particularly surprised...
    Posted to Gaming by mhenriday on Fri, Aug 3 2012
  • Re: Copying Steam apps for a fresh OS installation?

    BebeX, alternatively there is a steam backup feature. I can't honestly say there are any additional advantages over the already mentioned method so that probably was the best way . There are some caveats however backing up however doesn't carry across any saved game files, configs, maps etc....
    Posted to The Lounge - General Discussion - Off Topic by Dev on Sun, Jul 12 2009
  • Re: Left 4 Dead

    [quote user="Crisis Causer"] I ran it at max settings + 4xAA 8xAF at 1920x1080. I didn't have a framerate display, but it was fine. This was with only one of my Radeon 3850s. It's a Source game, so it's not stressful. [/quote] I have a 9800GTX+, which should should smoke the 3850...
    Posted to Gaming by 3vi1 on Sun, Nov 16 2008
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