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

AMD Radeon HD 6000 Series Gallium3D Attempts To Compete With Catalyst

Michael Larabel

Published on 14 July 2011
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 3 of 5 - 68 Comments

With R600g on the Radeon HD 6000 series hardware, OpenArena was running at 50~60% of the Catalyst driver, this is right around where the Radeon HD 5000 series is performing relative to the blob. The Radeon HD 6000 series might even be a bit faster than the Radeon HD 5000 series relative to the speed of the proprietary driver.

The World of Padman numbers for the Radeon HD 6870 and Radeon HD 6950 were quite good at nearly 70% the speed of the Catalyst driver. Of course, this is when disabling swap buffers wait and enabling color tiling for all four graphics cards.

Latest Linux Hardware Reviews
  1. Trying The Configurable 45 Watt TDP With AMD's A10-7800 / A6-7400K
  2. Sumo's Omni Gets Reloaded
  3. AMD A10-7800 & A6-7400K APUs Run Great On Linux
  4. Radeon Gallium3D Is Running Increasingly Well Against AMD's Catalyst Driver
Latest Linux Articles
  1. Intel's Latest Linux Graphics Code Competes Against OS X 10.9
  2. Intel Sandy Bridge Gets A Surprise Boost From Linux 3.17
  3. Open-Source Radeon Graphics Have Some Improvements On Linux 3.17
  4. CPUFreq Scaling Tests With AMD's Kaveri On Linux 3.16
Latest Linux News
  1. Intel Sandy Bridge Gains On Linux 3.17 Extend Beyond Graphics
  2. LinuxCon: What's Going On With Fedora.Next
  3. Canonical Joined The Khronos Group To Help Mir/Wayland Drivers
  4. EFL 1.11 Is A Big Milestone For Enlightenment Users
  5. DirectFB Updates GTK3 Support, Working Towards DirectFB 1.8
  6. Userptr Support Set For AMD Radeon GPUs In Linux 3.18
  7. NVIDIA Releases CUDA 6.5 As A Huge Update
  8. GNOME 3.14 Beta Makes GLSL Optional, Supports Wayland Gesture/Touch Events
  9. The Many Things You Can Build With A Raspberry Pi
  10. AMD's Catalyst Linux Driver Preparing For A World Without An X Server?
Latest Forum Discussions
  1. AMD Offers Mantle For OpenGL-Next, Pushes Mantle To Workstations
  2. Systemd 216 Piles On More Features, Aims For New User-Space VT
  3. ATI CrossFire Does Not Support On This Platform When Enabling (Ubuntu Lucid)
  4. Dead Island for Linux (?)
  5. The dangers of Linux kernel development
  6. Remote gui not accessible in Phoronix Test Suite 5.2
  7. Updated and Optimized Ubuntu Free Graphics Drivers
  8. Next-Gen OpenGL To Be Announced Next Month