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A Bunch Of Interesting Cairo-Trace Benchmarks

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Published on 27 June 2010 09:28 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org
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GNOME developer Benjamin Otte has published quite a few benchmarks on his blog showing off the Cairo performance with the Xlib and OpenGL back-ends on Intel hardware and also NVIDIA hardware with the open-source Nouveau driver.

He isn't done with his testing yet and there are no ATI test results yet of Cairo, but if you're at all interested in open-source graphics or care about the Cairo rendering performance with different back-ends, the results are worth checking out.

Hopefully this will result in greater optimizations within the graphics drivers and Cairo.

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