In a press release issued this week Nvidia has announced they have
created new Linux drivers which have been designed to provide gamers
with double the performance and dramatically reduce game loading times
for those gaming on the Linux operating system.
explains that their new GeForce R310 drivers have been built to enable
GeForce customers to receive the best possible Linux-based PC
The new R310 Nvidia drivers
support the newest GeForce GTX 600 series graphics processors, and
offer excellent power efficiency, and Nvidia suggests owners of
the previous generation of GeForce graphics cards, including the 8800 GT should now download and install the new drivers as well.
"With this release, NVIDIA has managed to increase the overall gaming performance under Linux,” said Doug Lombardi, vice president of marketing at Valve. "NVIDIA
took an unquestioned leadership position developing R310 drivers with
us and other studios to provide an absolutely unequalled solution for
For more information jump over to the Nvidia press release.
Source: Toms Hardware : Nvidia