AMD Radeon 680M Graphics Are A Great Upgrade With RDNA2, Excellent On Linux

Written by Michael Larabel in Graphics Cards on 25 July 2022 at 11:15 AM EDT.
AMD Radeon 680M Linux Graphics
AMD Radeon 680M Linux Graphics

DiRT Rally 2.0 was playable at 1080p for the RDNA2 graphics with the Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U and coming out well ahead of the ADL-P Xe Graphics.

AMD Radeon 680M Linux Graphics
AMD Radeon 680M Linux Graphics

The performance-per-Watt with Rembrandt for RDNA2 graphics workloads is nothing short of substantial.

AMD Radeon 680M Linux Graphics
AMD Radeon 680M Linux Graphics
AMD Radeon 680M Linux Graphics

F1 2021 with the Intel ANV driver failed to run F1 2021 running by way of Steam Play while the Radeon graphics with RADV see a big leap forward with Rembrandt... At 1080p low quality settings there was close to a 60 FPS average for the Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U in the Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Gen 3.

AMD Radeon 680M Linux Graphics

HITMAN 2 running by way of Steam Play was 36% faster with the Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U over the Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U albeit running at around a 30 FPS average for this notebook tested.

AMD Radeon 680M Linux Graphics

HITMAN 3 performs well too with Rembrandt while the ADL-P Xe Graphics with Mesa 22.2-devel were hanging for this benchmark.


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