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 Benchmarking Platform
Phoromatic Test Orchestration

Radeon DRM Graphics Benchmarks On Linux 3.15

Michael Larabel

Published on 1 May 2014
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 1 of 4 - 7 Comments

Our latest focus in benchmarking the Linux 3.15 kernel is the Radeon DRM kernel graphics driver. There's been some reports of small performance changes with this newest kernel currently under development, in part due to some video memory optimizations that landed this cycle. In this article are benchmarks of four AMD Radeon graphics cards when running Linux 3.14 and 3.15 Git.

The graphics cards benchmarked on Linux 3.14.0 stable versus Linux 3.15 Git from this week include the AMD Radeon HD 6770, HD 6950, HD 7850, and R9 270X. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS x86_64 was in use on the system with Unity 7.2, Mesa 10.1.0, and xf86-video-ati 7.3.0.

All of this easy benchmarking was handled via the Phoronix Test Suite benchmarking software.

Latest Articles & Reviews
  1. Ubuntu 15.04 Offers Faster OpenGL For AMD Radeon GPUs On Open-Source
  2. Ubuntu 15.04 Brings Some Graphics Performance Improvements For Intel Haswell
  3. Sub-$20 802.11n USB WiFi Adapter That's Linux Friendly
  4. The Lenovo T450s Is Working Beautifully With Linux
  5. Linux 4.0 SSD EXT4 / Btrfs / XFS / F2FS Benchmarks
  6. Linux 4.0 Hard Drive Comparison With Six File-Systems
Latest Linux News
  1. Debian 8.0 Jessie Released
  2. New Phoronix.com Web Server
  3. GCC 5.2 Will Come In Two To Three Months
  4. AMD FP3 Motherboard Ported To Coreboot
  5. The Difference In Optimizations Between NIR & GLSL
  6. OpenMandriva Lx 3 Alpha: Adds UEFI Support, Defaults To LXQt
  7. Systemd Kills Off Shutdownd
  8. There's Now More Than 1,100 Games On Steam For Linux
  9. Btrfs In Linux 4.1 Has Fixes For File-Systems Of 20 Terabytes & Up
  10. Microsoft's CoreCLR Now Works On FreeBSD
Most Viewed News This Week
  1. AMD Releases New "AMDGPU" Linux Kernel Driver & Mesa Support
  2. Ubuntu's Desktop-Next Switching From .DEBs To Snappy
  3. My Favorite Computer Desk Of The Past Decade For Less Than $100
  4. AMD Open-Sources "Addrlib" From Catalyst
  5. Library Operating System (LibOS) For Linux Still Being Pursued
  6. Debian 8.0 Jessie Is Ready For Release This Weekend
  7. GIMP's Porting To GTK3 Continues
  8. Features Thus Far For The Linux 4.1 Kernel