[Wine] Re: Can I play a game as soon as it's released?

DaVince wineforum-user at winehq.org
Tue Mar 1 06:41:48 CST 2011

RasBas wrote:
> Well my pc is quite good - not awesome, though.
> I was broke when I bought it, and to save money I was stupid enough to save them on the hard drive, so I only have 250 GB on it.
> A partition may be the option, but I was hoping I cut go 100 % Ubuntu.
> But I wasn't expecting a lowsier perfomance on games? I was expecting work/work with bugs/doesn't work?

DirectX-based Windows games will run 1.5x slower in the best case scenario, because Wine has to translate all DirectX calls to OpenGL ones. OpenGL games themselves will likely run pretty well.

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