Which Linux Desktop Environment is the fastest for gaming?
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Which Linux Desktop Environment is the fastest for gaming?
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Each game benchmarked 5 times in succession without restarting the game.
By JeFi2 aka 99MHzOct-19
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System rebooted after every game.
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Specs
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OS
Arch Linux 5.3
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CPUi7-8700K
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GPU
GTX 1080Ti
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RAM32GB
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Screen Resolution
3440x1440
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BioShock Infinite: Title Screen, Ultra Preset
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DiRT Rally: Built-in Benchmark, Very High Preset
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Rise of the Tomb Raider: Built-in Benchmark, FXAA, Very High Preset
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FPSResults1. Run2. Run3. Run4. Run5. Run
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Cumulative
BioShock InfiniteDiRT RallyRise of the Tomb RaiderBioShock InfiniteDiRT RallyRise of the Tomb RaiderBioShock InfiniteDiRT RallyRise of the Tomb RaiderBioShock InfiniteDiRT RallyRise of the Tomb RaiderBioShock InfiniteDiRT RallyRise of the Tomb RaiderBioShock InfiniteDiRT RallyRise of the Tomb Raider
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LXDE 0.99.2339.6292.50144.65102.4792.50144.85102.3892.50145.38100.2592.50144.16103.2992.50144.52105.6492.50144.33100.79
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Xfce w/o compositor
339.2892.10144.77102.4192.50145.94102.4390.50144.45103.0192.50144.0799.8092.50143.55101.0692.50145.85105.73
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Openbox 3.6.1336.4992.10142.05102.3492.50142.45102.3992.50142.13101.1990.50141.19101.4092.50142.22105.0792.50142.27101.65
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Jwm 2.3.7336.0492.50141.12102.4292.50141.72103.1792.50140.88102.2092.50142.07105.3092.50141.7599.5392.50139.17101.91
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i3-wm 4.17.1335.8091.80141.95102.0491.50142.38105.2692.00141.59101.6992.50141.10103.3190.50142.5998.3092.50142.10101.66
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Budgie 10.5335.4591.50143.52100.4391.50143.33100.8891.50143.25101.0491.50143.6398.9791.50144.46101.5391.50142.9499.72
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KDE w/o compositor
333.0992.50145.4695.1392.50144.3394.8692.50146.4396.9092.50145.9793.7292.50145.5694.5292.50144.9995.65
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Enlightenment 0.22.4
333.0292.50144.7495.7892.50144.2598.2192.50145.8394.0092.50145.8296.1892.50143.1795.4192.50144.6295.09
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KDE 5.16.5332.7092.50144.4795.7292.50144.4696.1492.50145.2794.5792.50145.3993.0092.50145.0197.0592.50142.2497.85
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LXQT 0.14.1331.5292.50144.4194.6292.50144.7294.7292.50144.8996.3292.50142.9393.3092.50144.4594.8892.50145.0593.86
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Mate 1.22.2331.4790.50141.9599.0190.50142.58100.1990.50142.4996.1790.50141.0899.4890.50141.2298.2790.50142.40100.96
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Deepin 2:2019.07.10
330.1189.50142.0398.5789.50141.4699.2889.50142.9999.7089.50143.1898.8589.50142.3496.9689.50140.2098.08
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Gnome 1:3.34.0328.9591.10143.1194.7489.50143.4794.0291.50144.9697.2191.50143.6793.7191.50142.0296.2391.50141.4392.52
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Xfce 4.14.1328.7989.30141.6697.8389.50142.0898.8889.50141.4199.6688.50142.3196.3089.50142.3496.5589.50140.1897.76
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Cinnamon 4.2.0327.6588.50140.9198.2488.50141.25105.2988.50142.5895.6188.50139.6596.2388.50141.1895.7288.50139.8898.36
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Difference3.65%4.52%3.23%8.30%
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I use Arch btw
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