Within the Phoronix Forums and elsewhere it has been brought up that using a low-latency kernel can improve the Linux gaming performance, but is this really the case? In this article are some simple benchmarks comparing the stock Ubuntu 12.04 LTS “generic” Linux kernel compared to Ubuntu’s low-latency flavor of Linux. In this article are some simple benchmarks comparing different native Linux games using OpenGL when running the Linux 3.2 kernel as found in the Precise repository using the “-generic” version as found by default and then installing the “-lowlatency” kernel found in Ubuntu. This testing comes as the result of some Phoronix readers and other Linux gamers claiming better performance out of the low-latency Linux kernel. Read the full article HERE

A Low-Latency Kernel For Linux Gaming

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