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    Default Further Testing Shows More Hope For ATI Gallium3D

    Phoronix: Further Testing Shows More Hope For ATI Gallium3D

    A week ago I reported on the open-source ATI driver becoming a lot faster thanks to the KMS page-flipping support finally landing in the mainline Linux kernel and xf86-video-ati driver, tiling improvements, and lots of work going into the R300g/R600g Gallium3D drivers. The open-source ATI Gallium3D is not conclusively faster than the proprietary Catalyst driver is, but it's becoming a much more competitive race. In last week's article an ATI Mobility Radeon GPU was used to illustrate these improvements, but in this follow-up article are the Linux benchmark results for three discrete Radeon graphics cards using the stock Ubuntu 10.10 open-source ATI driver, the last R500-supported Catalyst Linux driver, and then the latest open-source driver bits from the Linux 2.6.38 kernel.

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=15638

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    Strange, so far no negative criticism ragarding OSS ATI drivers and trolling.

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    just looked at the graphs of the article and gallium isn't that far back compared to Catalyst

    nice

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    Quite impressive, keep it up!

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    Which version of Catalyst was used?
    What about R600g? Cause most of the pepole nowadays have newer cards.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Viper_Scull View Post
    Which version of Catalyst was used?
    Read the article.

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    OpenArena 1920x1080 chart. What's going on there? Why are the faster ASICs showing progressively worse performance?

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