Radeon Gallium3D Still Long Shot From Catalyst

Written by Michael Larabel in Display Drivers on 23 March 2012. Page 4 of 4. 44 Comments
Radeon Gallium3D Latest vs. Catalyst

The Qfusion-powered Warsow is at least faster with the newer and tweaked code than what is found in Ubuntu 12.04 by default, but it remains a long shot to compete on performance terms with the official Catalyst Linux driver. The Radeon HD 5830 with Catalyst was 4.69x faster, the Radeon HD 6570 on Catalyst was 3.75x faster, and the Radeon HD 6950 was 4.96x faster.

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