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Nouveau Driver Remains Much Slower Than NVIDIA's Official Driver

Michael Larabel

Published on 4 January 2013
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 4 of 5 - 99 Comments

The Urban Terror results are similar to most of the other ioquake3 games.

For the VDrift racing game, the Nouveau driver is faster, but that's because the Mesa/Gallium3D drivers don't handle the open-source game shaders correctly. These VDrift results are basically void when comparing the open and closed-source drivers.

The binary driver out of Santa Clara continues to win...

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