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

LLVMpipe Still Is Slow At Running OpenGL On The CPU

Michael Larabel

Published on 29 June 2010
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 2 of 3 - 36 Comments

Unfortunately, even with the updated Mesa/Gallium3D/LLVMpipe code, OpenArena still is barely playable even at 800 x 600 with this software driver even with eight logical CPU cores. At 800 x 600 on the Core i7 920 setup the frame-rate averaged out to just 28 FPS. This is actually a drop compared to using the older software stack where as in our last LLVMpipe article on the same hardware it was at 35 FPS. Meanwhile, even the GeForce 8400GS using the Nouveau driver that is not nearly as well optimized as the proprietary NVIDIA driver (as yesterday's numbers show), was able to put out 71 FPS. At 2560 x 1600, the LLVMpipe driver was churning out only four frames per second.

With World of Padman it is pretty much the same story using the LLVMpipe driver: even at 800 x 600 with a high-end Intel Core i7 920 CPU the ioquake3 game still is only on the brink of being playable.

Latest Linux Hardware Reviews
  1. AMD R600g/RadeonSI Performance On Linux 3.16 With Mesa 10.3-devel
  2. Intel Pentium G3258 On Linux
  3. SilverStone Precision PS10
  4. ASRock Z97 Extreme6
Latest Linux Articles
  1. Nouveau vs. Radeon vs. Intel Tests On Linux 3.16, Mesa 10.3-devel
  2. KVM Benchmarks On Ubuntu 14.10
  3. X.Org Server 1.16 Officially Released With Terrific Features
  4. Ubuntu With Linux 3.16 Smashes OS X 10.9.4 On The MacBook Air
Latest Linux News
  1. A New Video Has Us Real Excited About The New UT For Linux
  2. CoreOS Experiences Its First Stable Release
  3. GNOME 3.13.4 Continues Working On Wayland & More
  4. Wine 1.7.23 Has Initial Support For 64-bit Android Builds
  5. FreeBSD Developing A New Automounter, Other Features
  6. Guix 0.7 Can Now Install The GNU Operating System
  7. X.Org Foundation Still Works Towards Becoming An SPI Project
  8. Open-Source AMD Hawaii Support Should Now Be Working!
  9. KDE Developers Continue Working Toward Wayland Support
  10. Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Released
Latest Forum Discussions
  1. Debian + radeonsi
  2. Open-source drivers on ATI R7 260X
  3. Updated and Optimized Ubuntu Free Graphics Drivers
  4. New build, first Linux PC, what could go wrong? ;)
  5. AMD "Hawaii" Open-Source GPU Acceleration Still Not Working Right
  6. Radeon related kernel bug??
  7. how the US intellegentia operates:
  8. AMD Publishes Open-Source Linux HSA Kernel Driver