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    Phoronix: Ubuntu 14.04 vs. 16.04 LTS AMD FirePro Performance On Open-Source

    As some complementary data to this week's Radeon Gallium3D OpenGL Performance From Fedora 18 To Fedora 23 and the earlier Ubuntu 6.06 LTS to 16.04 LTS benchmarks is a look at the Ubuntu 14.04 vs. 16.04 (in its current development state) performance with an AMD FirePro graphics card...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...-Early-FirePro

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    That it is quite a difference. Soon will be time to upgrading Unfortunately that GPU is quite old.

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      I tested today's spin (02/13/2016) available at http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ and Gallium is still based in LLVM 3.6 and Mesa is 11.1.1.

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        Originally posted by [email protected] View Post
        I tested today's spin (02/13/2016) available at http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ and Gallium is still based in LLVM 3.6 and Mesa is 11.1.1.
        You need to enable xenial-proposed archive is where Mesa 11.1.2 / LLVM 3.8 is currently until hitting the normal archive shortly.
        Michael Larabel
        http://www.michaellarabel.com/

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        • #5
          stupid question, this was radeonsi or r600g ? looks like r600 by the OGL version ....

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          • #6
            IIRC the V7900 is Cayman, so r600.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by bridgman View Post
              IIRC the V7900 is Cayman, so r600.
              Yep, she's Cayman based. All my FirePro cards I have are from the R600 era back when it was easy to even get those sent out for Linux testing :/
              Michael Larabel
              http://www.michaellarabel.com/

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