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Could Linux Be a Better Gaming OS than Windows?

Jul 10, 2008, 18:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Daly)

"Linux and Mac users alike will both know that Windows has by far the lion's share of the computer gaming market. Now, you could buy a console, but there are certain types of games (mainly RTS and things like that) which don't often seem to appear on consoles, and are limited to Windows, so by and large if you want to play these types of games you're limited to using Windows. So Windows is currently the only reasonable choice for if you want to play this type of game, as well as many others. A colleague of mine who is a hardcore PC gamer has also told me that FPS games are better suited to the PC.

"However, I believe that from an architectural point of view, Windows is not the best platform for gaming..."

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