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Kurt Utzinger
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Shredder 11 Linux

Post by Kurt Utzinger » Sun Jun 08, 2008 4:53 pm

Hi
How strong is Shredder 11 Linux or in other words: is it worth buying
Shredder 11 Linux for my new Asus EeePC 900, 20 GB.
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shiv
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Re: Shredder 11 Linux

Post by shiv » Wed Jun 11, 2008 12:26 am

I guess your question is how does Shredder 11 Linux compare to Shredder 11 for Windows?

I have Shredder for Linux. I would say that it is very comparable (if not almost identical). I have a suspicion that gcc was used for the compilation (instead of icc). Thus the speed of Shredder 11 Linux is a little slower than Shredder 11 Windows on the same hardware. But this slowdown is only about 10-15% and unlikely to impact in a real performance drop. I cannot really test as I do not have the same version of Shredder (i.e. 11) on both Windows and Linux. In fact, I do not even have Shredder 11, but base my comparison on Shredder 10.

It is worth buying if you are planning to buy Shredder. If you are planning to buy a stronger engine like Rybka then you can get it to run via wine on linux instead.

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Re: Shredder 11 Linux

Post by Kurt Utzinger » Wed Jun 11, 2008 5:11 am

Many thanks for your reply.
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Kurt

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