Warsow 1.0 is also facing some issues like the earlier v0.61 release.
Xonotic with low-quality settings is 52% faster over the past five Mesa releases.
Xonotic with high-quality settings does indicate a 61% performance improvement between Mesa 7.9 and the forthcoming Mesa 8.1.
How do these performance improvements now put the open-source Radeon driver performance in comparison to Catalyst? That will be coming in a more exhaustive article later in the month with a wide selection of hardware when Mesa 8.1 is ready for release. There will also be these "historical" benchmarks done for other Mesa/Gallium3D drivers too. Other benchmark requests are welcome.
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