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AMD Kaveri OpenCL Compared To Radeon & GeForce GPUs On Linux

Earlier this week I delivered a wide range of NVIDIA GeForce and AMD Radeon graphics card tests from Ubuntu Linux and the focal point was the tests being done from the new AMD A10-7850K "Kaveri" APU. That testing found NVIDIA is leading over AMD with their binary graphics driver (of...

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NVIDIA Is Still Killing AMD Over Linux OpenGL Performance

Back in November I published my review of the AMD Radeon R9 290 on Linux. This high-end AMD Radeon "Hawaii" graphics card ended up being a wreck on Linux: its performance was devastating. Radeon R9 290X owners have also reported their Linux performance with the Catalyst driver has been less...

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A Backdoor In AMD's Catalyst OpenCL Library?

There's a chance there might be a concealed backdoor within AMD's Catalyst driver, in particular within their closed-source graphics driver's OpenCL library...

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Valve Ships An AMD Preview Driver For SteamOS

For those AMD Radeon customers disappointed by the buggy and poor performance of the Catalyst Linux graphics driver with Steam games, Valve has released a preview driver via their SteamOS repository. This AMD Catalyst preview driver for Linux hasn't been made available elsewhere...

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Intel Gallium3D Driver Gets HiZ, Other Changes

The "ILO" Gallium3D driver that supports modern generations of Intel HD Graphics now has support for the performance-boosting HiZ and has seen other changes in the newest Mesa Git activity...

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