The AMD Radeon Performance Is Incredible On Linux 3.12

Written by Michael Larabel in Display Drivers on 14 October 2013 at 09:27 AM EDT. Page 4 of 6. 78 Comments.
Linux 3.12 Radeon GPU Kernel Tests

At 1920 x 1080 for OpenArena 0.8.8, some GPUs benefited less from the Linux 3.12 kernel upgrade but still seeing smaller rises in performance. Jumping the most were the Radeon HD 3850, Radeon HD 6870, and Radeon HD 6950.

Linux 3.12 Radeon GPU Kernel Tests

When running Reaction Quake 3, many of the tested AMD Radeon graphics cards on the R600 driver saw very noticeable rises in performance. The Radeon HD 4890 was up by 51%, the mid-range Radeon HD 6570 was up by 32%, and the Radeon HD 6950 was up by 86%.

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