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Double Precision Support For RadeonSI Driver

Double precision support is to be merged into the AMD LLVM back-end for the Radeon HD 7000 "RadeonSI" graphics cards on the open-source Linux graphics driver...

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A New & Exciting OpenGL 3 Benchmark To Run

There's finally a new and visually exciting OpenGL benchmark to try out for Linux, OS X, and Windows users alike. The benchmark also supports OpenGL 3.x contexts for making testing more exciting with regard to the Linux graphics driver stack...

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Intel/NVIDIA/AMD Compete On Linux GPU Driver Performance

After recently delivering a 15-way open-source Intel/AMD/NVIDIA GPU comparison, here are the benchmarks when tossing in the proprietary AMD Catalyst and NVIDIA graphics drivers too. Besides comparing a diverse selection of graphics processors from the three main desktop GPU vendors, this comparison also shows how the current open-source Linux graphics...

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Open-Source RadeonSI Gallium3D vs. AMD Catalyst On Linux

Towards the end of June I published AMD RadeonSI Gallium3D benchmarks, the open-source Linux graphics driver supporting the Radeon HD 7000/8000 series hardware on Linux. While the alternative to the Catalyst driver can accelerate OpenGL, it's very slow. Open-source driver benchmarks were shown in that article compared to older generations...

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QXL DRM Driver Gets Dynamic Resizing, Multi CRTCs

The QXL KMS/DRM driver that was merged for Linux 3.10 and supports Red Hat's SPICE with guest virtual machines on QEMU, is picking up more features for Linux 3.11...

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