12-Way RadeonSI OpenGL Comparison vs. NVIDIA On Ubuntu Linux

Written by Michael Larabel in Display Drivers on 1 June 2017. Page 6 of 6. 26 Comments
RadeonSI GCN vs. NVIDIA 381 - 1 June - Linux Comparison

Another late addition to the run queue was the new Unigine Superposition demo. Here are the Radeon results for those interested.

RadeonSI GCN vs. NVIDIA 381 - 1 June - Linux Comparison

For those curious about the GPU temperatures during testing of the different hardware, this is a look. Of course, the GPU temperatures can vary a lot depending upon your particular conditions and which AIB vendor board/model you are using.

RadeonSI GCN vs. NVIDIA 381 - 1 June - Linux Comparison

And a look at the AC system power consumption while running all of these benchmarks.

Overall, the RadeonSI Gallium3D driver continues getting better with each passing month. Especially over the past year has been remarkable progress thanks to the work done by AMD, Valve, and other developers. These latest numbers are looking very good as Radeon GPUs become more competitive with NVIDIA under Linux. Coming up in the days ahead will be some fresh R600g results for those running the vintage GPUs, fresh OpenGL/Vulkan RADV numbers, a look at the RadeonSI evolution over the past year -- and more as part of Phoronix 13th birthday benchmarking specials.

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