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Thread: Nouveau vs. Radeon 2D Graphics Performance

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    Default Nouveau vs. Radeon 2D Graphics Performance

    Phoronix: Nouveau vs. Radeon 2D Graphics Performance

    Earlier today were the results from a 9-Way Low-End NVIDIA/AMD GPU Comparison On Open-Source Drivers using the open-source Radeon and Nouveau Gallium3D drivers. For those more concerned about the 2D Linux desktop performance, here are some results for reference...

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

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    Basically, radeon is faster than nouveau except for drawing circles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ibidem View Post
    Basically, radeon is faster than nouveau except for drawing circles.
    Circles are stupid.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smitty3268 View Post
    Circles are stupid.
    Perhaps in this three-dimensional land. However, this was a 2D graphics test. And, as everyone knows, circles are the smartest beings of Flatland. So I guess Nouveau is working smartly.

    Seriously, though, Radeon's official AMD support has been paying off drastically lately, hasn't it? Especially for evergreen and older hardware.

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