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Wine Testing: Does The D3D Patch Boost Performance?

Sep 20, 2013, 03:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sabun)

Hey there folks! Today I present to you a small test I did with the recent Wine 1.7.1. The video showcases the differences of games running in a normal Wine 1.7.1 versus a patched Wine 1.7.1.

A couple of weeks ago, Stefan Dösinger of CodeWeavers released a series of patches that were meant to boost the performance of Direct3D in Wine. While I was browsing various Linux forums, many people claimed to experience a nice boost in performance whilst others claimed they met regressions/bugs, or nothing different at all.

I decided to test these patches myself, and with the help of Sobkas on guiding me with the compilation process, I present to you the following video!

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