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AMD Kaveri vs. Intel Skylake With The Latest Linux/Mesa Open-Source Drivers

I'm in the process of testing a lot of my different CPUs/APUs in preparation for some Kaby Lake Linux benchmarks next week with the Core i5 7600K and Core i7 7700K. Along the way with the different CPU benchmarks I've also been running some fresh integrated Linux graphics tests on the newer and interesting hardware.

6 January 2017 - Kaveri vs. Skylake - 41 Comments
Igalia Delivers Ivy Bridge Mesa Patches For FP64 / OpenGL 4.0

Fresh off their work on landing the long-awaited Haswell FP64 support followed by today enabling OpenGL 4.0 for Haswell (along with revised Float64 patches for Intel's Vulkan driver), there is now the FP64 patches for Ivy Bridge with the patches that ultimately enable OpenGL 4.0 on this generation-older hardware.

5 January 2017 - Ivy Bridge - 11 Comments
AVC VDENC Video Encoding Enabled For Intel Broxton & Kabylake

For those that don't recall, VDENC is a low-power, high-performance video encode engine added originally to Intel Skylake hardware. That aforelinked article covers the big benefits of using VDENC and the patches published earlier this year for enabling this Intel video encode engine on Linux.

31 December 2016 - VDENC Engine - Add A Comment
Intel's Beignet Working On More OpenCL 2.0 Support

It's unfortunate that the Beignet developers weren't able to get OpenCL 2.0 support fully working for Intel graphics hardware by the end of 2016, but nevertheless the project is ongoing and more OCL2 work landed today.

28 December 2016 - OCL2 Beignet - Add A Comment
Dota 2 7.00 Benchmarks - Intel Vulkan vs. OpenGL On Linux - Mesa 13.1 + Linux 4.9

In addition to big end-of-year AMD Radeon Linux benchmarks and the forthcoming NVIDIA data points among other interesting EOY comparisons, there is also ongoing fresh Intel Linux benchmarks as we end out 2016. For your viewing pleasure today are the latest Intel OpenGL vs. Vulkan Linux benchmark results using last week's Dota 2 7.00 game release.

19 December 2016 - EOY 2016 - 8 Comments
Intel Vulkan Linux Driver Now Has Patches For Fast Clears

Building off the input attachments work earlier this week for the Intel open-source Vulkan driver (covered in More Intel ANV Vulkan Code Hits Mesa Git, Other Patches Pending), there are now patches up for review to implement support for fast clears.

19 November 2016 - Fast Clears - 2 Comments

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