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Hi, i regularly used to play GTA SA on windows xp. Recently i formatted, and i put win xp with dual boot linux ubuntu.. i just wanted to know that ...
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    Does GTA San Andreas give better performance?


    Hi,

    i regularly used to play GTA SA on windows xp.
    Recently i formatted, and i put win xp with dual boot linux ubuntu..
    i just wanted to know that if i play GTA SA in ubuntu (using wine or something), will it give the same performace, (or some increase in performace?)?. [i found out that its working thru Vine]

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    Certainly not. Wine adds an additional layer between the program and the operating system.
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    using wine will cause any game to run slower, some more than others and some you wont even notice.

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    In my opinion Windows would play it finer..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sentez View Post
    In my opinion Windows would play it finer..
    true.

    Wine only links windows libraries that GTA uses to ones that wine has (or corresponding ones from linux i think), so every system call GTA makes, will have to be simulated by wine, that will then call linux kernel corresponding functions.
    So on windows you would have one system call, here you have at least, twice system calls!

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    I dont remember, but i think you can use opengl in the options of the game, try to change that.

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