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  • Mesa Git Lands RadeonSI 32-bit Pointers Support

    Phoronix: Mesa Git Lands RadeonSI 32-bit Pointers Support

    At the start of the new year Marek Olšák of AMD posted a set of patches for 32-bit GPU pointers in RadeonSI. That work has now landed in mainline Mesa Git...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...Pointers-Lands

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    Out of sheer curiosity, I'd be interested to see some benchmarks comparing Mesa OpenGL & Vulkan performance directly before and directly after applying the 32bit pointer code commits.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by cybertraveler View Post
      Out of sheer curiosity, I'd be interested to see some benchmarks comparing Mesa OpenGL & Vulkan performance directly before and directly after applying the 32bit pointer code commits.
      I think it's unlikely to make a measurable difference, but 32-bit pointers are a prerequisite for some future micro-optimizations.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by marek View Post

        I think it's unlikely to make a measurable difference, but 32-bit pointers are a prerequisite for some future micro-optimizations.
        Ah, thanks

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        • #5
          Originally posted by marek View Post

          I think it's unlikely to make a measurable difference, but 32-bit pointers are a prerequisite for some future micro-optimizations.
          so more finewine to come, nice

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