Phoronix: Phoronix Test Suite 2.8 Alpha 2 Released
It's been nearly a month since the release of Phoronix Test Suite 2.8 Alpha 1, so it's about time that 2.8 Alpha 2 is released. As such, this morning Phoronix Test Suite 2.8 Alpha 2 (codenamed Torsken) was officially tagged and released. The code difference between these two development releases amounts to over 8,200 lines of changed code as it continues receiving preemptive work for Phoronix Test Suite 3.0...
There is one program where I can see clear differences between radeon, radeonhd and fglrx: freeciv (gtk).
Use a large map and set all players to AI mode. The more units there are on the map the slower the drawing.
I would like to see some real figures to compare the speed of drawing versus the responsiveness of the system.