Trying Out The Nouveau Driver Rewrite
Written by Michael Larabel in Display Drivers on 6 October 2012. Page 4 of 4. 5 Comments

At least for this setup, there doesn't appear to be any real OpenGL performance changes as a result of the Nouveau DRM upgrade in the Linux 3.7 kernel. More tests from Nouveau and other drivers/hardware are forthcoming.

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