AMD Kaveri's Open Radeon Performance Now Multiple Times Faster

Written by Michael Larabel in Display Drivers on 28 January 2014. Page 2 of 4. 41 Comments

Right away we see the frame-rate improve by nearly four times when turning on Radeon DPM and 2D color tiling while using the same Mesa and kernel version.

OpenArena 0.8.8 is more than six times faster with these two driver optimizations.

Radeon DPM is already enabled for most graphics cards by default with the Linux 3.13 kernel while for the "CIK" GPUs it will be enabled by default with the Linux 3.14 kernel sans a few problematic GPUs. Color tiling is also already enabled by default in the xf86-video-ati for most Radeon GPUs.

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