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ATI 8.27.10 Display Drivers

Michael Larabel

Published on 28 July 2006
Written by Michael Larabel
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As has become the case, there really is a minimal performance difference between the drivers. Comparing the 8.26.18 and 8.27.10 drivers, when it comes to the performance with the three gaming benchmarks used, there really was not a noticeable change in either direction. Outside of the low frame-rate performance, fglrx 8.27.10 brings X11R7.1 support, Fedora Core support, and Radeon X1000 TV-out support. With the X1k TV support comes the --tv-geometry option for aticonfig. Overall, ATI's 8.27.10 driver release shaped up to be yet another monthly release with a fair amount of changes. As always, feel free to discuss ATI Linux on the Phoronix Forums.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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