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Valve have updated Steam Play with the 3.16-1 beta based on Wine 3.16 and new DXVK
14 October 2018 at 11:13 am UTC

skinnyrafI hope they'll update drivers in SteamOS just as fast.
Meanwhile, Debian is stuck with 390.

Use the nvidia driver from the web site. The run file is simple to use. Debian has many nvidia packages and they are old, buggy and difficult to remove. With the run file there just one command.

NVIDIA are working towards better support for NVIDIA Optimus on Linux
18 August 2018 at 1:44 pm UTC

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debianxfceThanks for the build! It's very nice, but a serious gamer should be using a 32 inch monitor and windows.

You connect your laptop to a slow TV (response time) and when virus hoover is scanning viruses, updating, removing software and showing blue and black screens, you do not much game. A serious gamer use gaming monitors and fast and stable operating systems.

NVIDIA are working towards better support for NVIDIA Optimus on Linux
18 August 2018 at 1:39 pm UTC

[quote=cc2600]
debianxfceThanks for the build! It's very nice, but a serious gamer should be using a 32 inch monitor and windows.

Response times are large in a TV and when virus hoover is scanning viruses, updating, removing software and showing blue and black screens, you do not much game. A serious gamer use gaming monitors.

NVIDIA are working towards better support for NVIDIA Optimus on Linux
18 August 2018 at 1:22 pm UTC Likes: 1

stretch611My earlier post explained why I need/desire a laptop over a desktop. It essentially lets me bring my laptop to my clients to show them demos. It also allows me to visit relatives and continue to be productive and work while away; as well as feed my gaming addiction while away.

For most of the office works, you do not need much computing power when travelling. Using your laptop all the time is not healthy. Human body needs some exercise outdoors. Visiting relatives and playing computer games is not very social. Business use is different, you do not use your own money if you work in a company and companies can buy tools tax free.

You do not much repair or upgrade laptops and that is why laptops are expensive disposable toys. Using your own money to such things is stupid. I have got all the money back from my 5 previous desktop computers that I have built and sold.

NVIDIA are working towards better support for NVIDIA Optimus on Linux
17 August 2018 at 6:21 am UTC Likes: 1

cc2600So just for fun, my 1055 EUR 17 inch laptop (which i can pick up an plug into my tv whenever i want) scored 6813 on the Unigine benchmark at 1080p medium... Am I a serious gamer yet?! xD

Less than 1000 EUR you can build the following gaming PC that is faster and better than your toy. Prices include 24% VAT except 3 last items are from aliexpress and are tax free.

Samsung 24" S24F350H 109
Gigabyte Radeon RX 570 Gaming, 4GB GDDR5 259
Corsair 8GB (1 x 8GB) Value Select, DDR4 2666MHz, CL18 97
Asus PRIME B350M-K 85.9
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 179
Antec VSK-3000B-U3/U2, mATX 29.9
Chieftec 500W 42.9
Kingspec m.2 nvme 512GB 96.57
Motospeed K70 16.52
Professional Wired Gaming Mouse 7 Button 5500 DPI LED Optical USB  6.48

922.27 EUROs

NVIDIA are working towards better support for NVIDIA Optimus on Linux
16 August 2018 at 6:09 am UTC Likes: 1

cc2600
debianxfceLaptops are expensive portable toys, no serious gamer uses them. All that I know who had a gaming laptop are using a desktop computer now.

Define serious gamer, I guess? My gaming laptop was actually cheaper than building a gaming pc + monitor due to bitcoin mining destroying the video card market. I think it's great, has handled everything I have thrown at it so far.

When you buy or build a PC with Intel and Nvidia hardware, it will be expensive. If you had build a gaming PC with AMD hardware, it would have been cheaper.

Working with max 17 inch monitors is not serious and paying over 700 usd for a 17 monitor is simply stupid. Graphics card prices are at reasonable level now, bitcoin hype has died. It does not require much from hardware when you dial settings down in a game and that is what you do with laptops. Heating is a problem with gaming laptops too.

Desktop computers are used in professional gaming events. Rocket League World Cup

My 700 EUR, 24 inch, Ryzen 5 1600 and RX 560 gaming PC gives 3268 points in the Unigine Superposition benchmark at 1080p Medium. What your xxxx EUR intel/nv laptop gives?

NVIDIA are working towards better support for NVIDIA Optimus on Linux
16 August 2018 at 5:57 am UTC

ElectricPrismwith Intel entering the game and AMD stepping their game up hardcore.

That new intel dgpu is for gpu computing, not for gaming. It will be very expensive like are Nv Titan and Vega 20. Based on the price of good intel cpus, intel will not offer dgpus that can compete with AMD dgpus. Intel device driver quality is poor too, both in windows and Linux where the display driver is better than in windows.

NVIDIA are working towards better support for NVIDIA Optimus on Linux
16 August 2018 at 4:11 am UTC Likes: 4

Laptops are expensive portable toys, no serious gamer uses them. All that I know who had a gaming laptop are using a desktop computer now.

Valve may be adding support for using compatibility tools for playing games on different operating systems
15 August 2018 at 6:35 am UTC

Many windows Elders Scrolls Online players have problems with the Steam client, downloading stops after 70GB etc. The Steam windows client works fine to play ESO with wine-staging and dxvk. The store page does stops downloading html content, but that is a minor problem. Lutris is a gaming platform that integrates everything and I would like to have the Steam Linux client simple. Configuring game controllers is enough problematic already. Some games use the Steam API and some the SDL API.

DXVK 0.65 is out for Vulkan-based D3D11 in Wine, fixes for Monster Hunter World, Yakuza 0
13 August 2018 at 6:26 am UTC Likes: 1

STiATLast time I checked on Skyrim I still had graphical glitches too, that may be gone by now though.

The Elder Scrolls Skyrim is a DX9 game, it worked fine with wine-staging when I played it two years ago. The launcher did not work work but you could start the game executable directly.

ES V system requirements

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