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Many R600/RadeonSI Gallium3D Changes Land

Mesa

Published on 11 March 2014 03:01 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Mesa
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Marek Olšák has pushed today to Mesa Git master a large number of RadeonSI Gallium3D driver changes.

The changes today include a number of bug-fixes, refactoring of some R600g/RadeonSI code, and then perhaps most notable from today's work is implementing MSAA fast color clears.

Those interested in monitoring the latest RadeonSI code commits to Mesa can find today's (and other recent) activity via the FreeDesktop.org CGit.

For those curious about recent performance figures for this open-source graphics driver for the Radeon HD 7000 series and newer, there's the recent Radeon Gallium3D vs. Catalyst comparison and the 13-way R600/RadeonSI graphics card comparison.

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