Quote Originally Posted by bridgman View Post
Similar studies have been done before and the conclusion is always the same. Having a higher percentage of the developers dress in black leads to better drivers.

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- the shader compiler for r600+ started off as more of a 1:1 IR-to-hardware translator than a real compiler, although recent work may have improved that a lot (haven't had time to look)
About two years ago I bought a Sapphire 4770, it looked really good on paper (still does) but the stock Fedora sw doesn't impress me particularly, are you able to say what is the state of open drivers for this card?

Dave

ps will dress in black if it helps...