Clang OpenMP Benchmarks On Linux 64-bit Against GCC

A few days ago I posted some LLVM Clang 3.7 vs. GCC compiler benchmarks on Linux in time for the release of LLVM 3.7. While LLVM/Clang 3.7 brings full support for OpenMP 3.1, OMP tests were omitted from the original article due to running into some issues. In this article are some reference tests for Clang OpenMP performance with the latest mainline SVN code compared to GCC.

6 Hours Ago - Software - 6 Comments
R600 Gallium3D Gets A Little Bit Of Attention

With the upcoming Mesa 11.0 release there is OpenGL 4.1 support on the RadeonSI Gallium3D driver for Radeon HD 7000 series and newer, but no OpenGL 4.0/4.1 support for the R600g driver, which was disappointing to some R600g users within our forums.

9 Hours Ago - Mesa - R600g This Week - 11 Comments

2 September

That Awkward Ubuntu Tablet Plans To Go Up For Pre-Order Soon

Since last December we've been receiving emails from a company working on an Ubuntu Tablet inspired by the failed Ubuntu Edge campaign. That company is apparently going to start accepting pre-orders for their device soon with hopes of shipping this unofficial Ubuntu Tablet in January.

2 September 10:00 AM EDT - Ubuntu - MJ Tech Ubuntu Tablet - 10 Comments

1 September

31 August

Khronos Publishes Their SIGGRAPH 2015 Slides

While there isn't anything new compared to what was already covered on Phoronix earlier this month from the SIGGRAPH graphics conference, The Khronos Group has now published all of their slides, including about Vulkan.

31 August 10:12 AM EDT - Standards - SIGGRAPH 15 - Add A Comment

30 August

AMD's Open-Source Support Might Be Caught Up For Next-Gen GPUs

If you haven't read this morning's article about Running The AMD Radeon R9 Fury With AMD's New Open-Source Linux Driver, you should go do so, but the short version is that there's still much work left before the R9 Fury "Fiji" GPUs will be a worthwhile investment by Linux users.

30 August 02:37 PM EDT - AMD - AMD Open-Source - 21 Comments
Running The AMD Radeon R9 Fury With AMD's New Open-Source Linux Driver

Now that Linux 4.2 is set to be released today, out on the horizon we have to look forward to Linux 4.3 kernel. Set to be merged into Linux 4.3 will be in the initial open-source AMD driver code for supporting the Radeon R9 Fury graphics cards. This open-source Fury support is the focus of our testing today with it being the first time powering up this Fiji GPU outside of Catalyst.

30 August 12:09 PM EDT - Display Drivers - 25 Comments

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