Steam for Linux

Steam for Linux

Olorin Dec 11, 2012 @ 10:00pm
Not exactly running on Ubuntu(ish) yet, but I'll get around to it.
I haven't yet moved the hard drive with Kubuntu 12.10 x86 to this machine, but I'm running the Steam client on the following set-up. The desktop environment is KDE 4.8.5, and the Steam package was retrieved from here:

The main board:

Installed memory modules (running on full speed):

Processor Information:
Vendor: AuthenticAMD
Speed: 3210 Mhz (the X4 955)
4 logical processors
4 physical processors
HyperThreading: Unsupported (Intel technology, so in my case it's HyperTransport)
FCMOV: Supported
SSE2: Supported
SSE3: Supported
SSSE3: Supported
SSE4a: Supported
SSE41: Unsupported
SSE42: Unsupported

Network Information:
Network Speed:

Operating System Version:
"openSUSE 12.2 (x86_64)" (64 bit)
Kernel Name: Linux
Kernel Version: 3.4.11-2.16-desktop
X Server vendor: The X.Org Foundation
X Server release: 11203000

Video Card:
Driver: NVIDIA Corporation GeForce GTX 550 Ti/PCIe/SSE2 (The Gainward Golden Sample)

Driver Version: 4.3.0 NVIDIA 310.19
Desktop Color Depth: 24 bits per pixel
Monitor Refresh Rate: 60 Hz
VendorID: 0x10de
DeviceID: 0x1244
Number of Monitors: 1
Number of Video Cards Not Detected (I have one)
Primary Display Resolution: 1920 x 1080
Desktop Resolution: 1920 x 1080
Primary Display Size: 23.54" x 13.23" (26.97" diag)
59.8cm x 33.6cm (68.5cm diag)
Primary Bus: PCI Express 16x
Primary VRAM: 1023 MB
Supported MSAA Modes: 2x 4x 8x 16x

Sound card:
Audio device: AV200 (Asus Xonar D1, and PulseAudio is disabled)

RAM: 16041 Mb

UI Language: English
Microphone: Not set
Total Hard Disk Space Available: 892642 Mb
Largest Free Hard Disk Block: 166700 Mb

The picture uploaded to indicates that I'm going for gold in Serious Sam 3: BFE, which I actually bought. But also Team Fortress 2 Beta is frequently played, but not yet with other people. I'm not holding back on anything to stress the system as much as possible. Things like power saving, CPU throttling, search indexing on both desktop level and global level have been disabled to minimize the interference with performance. I did purchase a couple of the games on the beta list elsewhere earlier this year, so I have already played some of them. Overall, I'm generally pleased with what I have seen so far.
Date Posted: Dec 11, 2012 @ 10:00pm
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