1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking.org

2007 Linux Graphics Survey Results

Michael Larabel

Published on 22 November 2007
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 1 of 5 - Comment On This Article

For the past month we had been running the 2007 Linux Graphics Survey at Phoronix where we polled users to find out what display hardware they use, what their driver choice(s) are, and their other preferences as it pertains to Linux desktop users on the visual front. We received over 20,000 submissions from this survey and have the results to share with you on this Thanksgiving here in the United States.

==============
Which type(s) of video adapters do you use in your Linux system(s)?
==============

Dedicated - PCI: 5.32%
Dedicated - AGP: 30.53%
Dedicated - PCI-E: 30.46%
Integrated - Desktop: 9.51%
Integrated - Notebook: 24.16%

AGP graphics cards were more popular than PCI Express by less than a tenth of a percent. After the PCI Express and AGP usage each at 30%, 24% of the respondents were using integrated graphics on a notebook while integrated graphics on a desktop was under 10%.

==============
Which video adapter brand(s) do you use in your Linux system(s)?
==============

Intel: 15.29%
ATI: 32.01%
NVIDIA: 47.57%
Matrox: 1.50%
SiS / XGI: 1.65%
Other: 1.94%

In the war between NVIDIA and ATI/AMD, NVIDIA was the clear winner in regards to the level of adoption across Linux systems. Matrox and SiS / XGI each had less than 2% of the Linux market share.

Latest Linux Hardware Reviews
  1. Even With Re-Clocking, Nouveau Remains Behind NVIDIA's Proprietary Linux Driver
  2. The Power Consumption & Efficiency Of Open-Source GPU Drivers
  3. AMD R600g/RadeonSI Performance On Linux 3.16 With Mesa 10.3-devel
  4. Intel Pentium G3258 On Linux
Latest Linux Articles
  1. AMD Catalyst 14.6 Does Slightly Better With APITest OpenGL Tests
  2. Updated Source Engine Benchmarks On The Latest AMD/NVIDIA Linux Drivers
  3. Nouveau vs. Radeon vs. Intel Tests On Linux 3.16, Mesa 10.3-devel
  4. KVM Benchmarks On Ubuntu 14.10
Latest Linux News
  1. SteamOS Beta 126 Better Handles XBMC
  2. Ubuntu 14.10 Alpha 2 Released
  3. KDE 4.14 Release Candidate Ships
  4. Drivers & Drama Dominated Linux Talk In July
  5. Fedora Assembles A Security Team
  6. AMD Launches The A10-7800, The 65 Watt Kaveri
  7. Builder: A New Development IDE Being Built For GNOME
  8. GDB 7.8 Betters Python Scripting, Adds Guile Support
  9. GNOME's GTK+ Is Still Striving For A Scene Graph, Canvas API
  10. Unreal Tournament Looks Great For Team Deathmatch
Latest Forum Discussions
  1. Linus Torvalds On GCC 4.9: Pure & Utter Crap
  2. Updated and Optimized Ubuntu Free Graphics Drivers
  3. Grand Theft Auto Running On Direct3D Natively On Linux Shows Gallium3D Potential
  4. Updated graphics drivers for Ubuntu 12.04 Precise LTS
  5. Debian + radeonsi
  6. AMD Publishes Open-Source Linux HSA Kernel Driver
  7. Open-source drivers on ATI R7 260X
  8. AMD Athlon 5350 APU On Linux