Benchmarking Fedora 18 Updates
Phoronix: Benchmarking Fedora 18 Updates
With Fedora's more liberal updating of packages in their supported Linux releases, here's a look at benchmarks of Fedora 18 in its stock configuration versus where it's at today with all stable updates...
Nothing beats a clean install.
Mesa needs a control panel
I've seen this happen several times in other reviews as well, where the benchmarks head downward, but it's only because AA was enabled.
Depending on the hardware and the game, that could make it unusable and slow. It would be nice to be able to go in and uncheck the box and turn off MSAA. Also for testing purposes.
in bugs. Though a buggy and insecure first install might beat in performance nearly every time.
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