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

Unity 5.12 Fixes Ubuntu OpenGL Performance Problems

Michael Larabel

Published on 11 June 2012
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 2 of 7 - 9 Comments

The first Unity 5.12 benchmarks up are from a system with a Radeon HD 4890 graphics card running on the open-source driver stack. Following the Radeon Gallium3D results with Unity and Unity 2D are then some fresh Nouveau numbers as well from a separate system. Swap buffers wait was disabled for the Radeon testing. All benchmarking was handled in a fully automated and reproducible manner using the Phoronix Test Suite.

The Doom 3 frame-rate on the Radeon HD 4890 with Gallium3D driver goes up by 11% when moving from Unity 5.10 to Unity 5.12. While Unity 2D 5.12 didn't offer any performance improvement over Unity 2D 5.10, the non-Compiz 2D version of the Ubuntu desktop was still noticeably faster -- 27% faster than Unity 5.10 and still 15% faster with the latest Unity 5.12 release.

Latest Linux Hardware Reviews
  1. Rosewill RS-MI-01: An Ultra Low-Cost Mini-ITX Chassis
  2. D-Link DCS-2330L HD Wireless Network Camera
  3. Gigabyte AM1M-S2H
  4. AMD's New Athlon/Semprons Give Old Phenom CPUs A Big Run For The Money
Latest Linux Articles
  1. AMD Catalyst 14.4 Brings Few Linux Performance Improvements
  2. The Performance Of Fedora 20 Updated
  3. Clang Fights GCC On AMD's Athlon AM1 APU With Jaguar Cores
  4. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS vs. Oracle Linux vs. CentOS vs. openSUSE
Latest Linux News
  1. Fedora 21 To Get A Playground, New Features
  2. PC-BSD Is Developing Its Own Desktop Environment
  3. Valve Is Bringing VOGL To Windows & Working On Regression Tests
  4. Canonical Is Taking Over Linux 3.13 Kernel Maintenance
  5. Google Web Designer Is Now Natively Available On Linux
  6. Ubuntu 14.10 Is Codenamed The Utopic Unicorn
  7. Audacious 3.5 Lightweight Audio Player Released
  8. Steam Updated For Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, SteamOS
  9. DNF 0.5 Yum Replacement Now Supports Groups
  10. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 Is Looking Fantastic
  11. Intel Is Launching An Interesting Bay Trail NUC Next Week
  12. Another X.Org EVoC Proposed For OpenGL 4+ Tests
Latest Forum Discussions
  1. The GNOME Foundation Is Running Short On Money
  2. Linux Kernel Developers Fed Up With Ridiculous Bugs In Systemd
  3. The Most Amazing OpenGL Tech Demo In 64kb
  4. Announcing radeontop, a tool for viewing the GPU usage
  5. HTPC-upgrade advice: AMD Richland A8-7600 or Kaveri A10-6700T ???
  6. New card. Open source drivers only.
  7. Script for Fan Speed Control
  8. Torvalds Is Unconvinced By LTO'ing A Linux Kernel