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  • Linux-Firmware Adds Updated Binary For Fixing Performance With RX 5600 XT vBIOS Update

    Phoronix: Linux-Firmware Adds Updated Binary For Fixing Performance With RX 5600 XT vBIOS Update

    With last month's release of the Radeon RX 5600 XT as quite a capable sub-$300 graphics card there was a new video BIOS at launch-day to significantly improve the performance even more. But that updated vBIOS was causing issues with the Linux driver. The necessary fix has now landed in linux-firmware.git as the necessary SMC firmware update for Navi...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...-New-SMC-Micro

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    At least it just took 1-2 weeks. Testing should have taken place at the same time as the Windows driver, and the firmware should have been released at the same time.

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      Originally posted by sandy8925 View Post
      At least it just took 1-2 weeks. Testing should have taken place at the same time as the Windows driver, and the firmware should have been released at the same time.
      Like The Rolling Stones once said, "You can't always get what you want but sometimes you get what you need..."

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