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Old 04-23-2016, 10:30 AM   #1
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frames not as smooth while gaming in linux


I am not getting the smoothest frames whenever I play a game on linux.
When I was on windows playing minecraft, I'd get 200-300fps no problem.
On here, Im getting like 30-50fps. Would I need to install drivers for my frames to be better?
Im mainly concerned about graphics drivers and stuff.

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Amd Phenom II X6 1055T (2.8 ghz 6 Core)
NVIDIA Geforce GTX 650ti 2gb Evga SSC Edition
8gb ram
 
Old 04-23-2016, 01:24 PM   #2
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please open a terminal and eneter the following command:
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lspci -k | grep -iEA5 'vga|3d'
and post the complete contents of the terminal window here.
meaning, copy-paste it into code blocks here.
 
Old 04-23-2016, 02:53 PM   #3
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01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GK106 [GeForce GTX 650 Ti] (rev a1)
Subsystem: eVga.com. Corp. Device 3651
Kernel driver in use: nouveau
01:00.1 Audio device: NVIDIA Corporation GK106 HDMI Audio Controller (rev a1)
Subsystem: eVga.com. Corp. Device 3651
Kernel driver in use: snd_hda_intel
02:00.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): VIA Technologies, Inc. VT6315 Series Firewire Controller
Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. M5A88-V EVO
Kernel driver in use: firewire_ohci
02:00.1 IDE interface: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT6415 PATA IDE Host Controller (rev a0)
 
Old 04-24-2016, 05:25 AM   #4
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you need to use the proprietary nvidia driver to get more performance.
using ubuntu? should have a gui for that.
 
Old 04-24-2016, 05:05 PM   #5
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Im using Xubuntu pretty much ubuntu with xfce theme. How would I get the proprietary driver?
You can send a reply and I'll get it when I get home.
 
Old 04-24-2016, 06:47 PM   #6
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Go to "All Settings > Additional Drivers" and you should see a list of all available nvidia drivers ready to be installed. Select the correct driver and click Apply Changes. The new driver would be downloaded, installed and configured for use.
http://www.binarytides.com/install-n...-ubuntu-14-04/

Maybe check www.nvidia.com web site to make sure you install the appropriate version (304.131 I think)
 
Old 04-24-2016, 08:04 PM   #7
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all of the other drivers on the additional drivers list I tried including the one you suggested crashes my game. Im sure it would work with other games, but since I mainly play minecraft, it would crash a ton. the only one that does work is the original one that gets me low frames.
also does not work on ubuntu software center games. they all crash.
Anything else I should look into for this problem?

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Old 04-26-2016, 01:44 PM   #8
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Maybe check www.nvidia.com web site to make sure you install the appropriate version (304.131 I think)
oh is the gpu that old?
then you have to be careful; which driver did you actually install, and how?
please answer that, then post output of
Code:
lspci -k| grep -iEA5 'vga|3d'
 
Old 04-26-2016, 02:37 PM   #9
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It works! I had to restart the computer to get it to work.
Thnaks for the help!
 
  


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