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NVIDIA OpenCL Linux Performance Benchmarks

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Published on 21 December 2012 01:17 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in NVIDIA
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Earlier this week I shared some AMD Catalyst OpenCL benchmarks showing the performance gains made by AMD's proprietary Radeon graphics driver this year in bettering the GPGPU results. In this article is similar testing on the NVIDIA side with their binary driver.

A NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 "Fermi" graphics card was used to benchmark the major NVIDIA Linux driver releases in the 290, 295, 302, 304, 310, and 313 series. LuxMark was used as the principal OpenCL benchmark.

The results in full have been published to OpenBenchmarking.org.

Unlike the 2012 AMD OpenCL Linux benchmark results, there's no major surprises on the NVIDIA side for the GeForce GTX 460 Fermi graphics card. Continue on to 1212197-RA-NVIDIA20159.

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