CS:GO & TF2 Extensively Tested On The Newest Open-Source Radeon Linux Driver

Written by Michael Larabel in Graphics Cards on 12 November 2014. Page 4 of 6. 30 Comments
Source Engine Open-Source Radeon Benchmarks

Of the sixteen graphics cards tested, the warmest was the Radeon HD 4870 followed by the passively cooled Radeon HD 6450 and then the Radeon R9 290. Of course, depending upon the particular graphics card model and what cooling the AIB partner employed will vastly affect these results...

Source Engine Open-Source Radeon Benchmarks

When it came to running Team Fortress 2, it was much easier on the graphics cards with the open-source Radeon Linux driver. While few AMD GPUs on the open-source Linux driver could deliver above a 60 FPS average with Counter-Strike: Global Offensive at 2560 x 1600, it's a very different story with Team Fortress 2. The Radeon HD 5830 and then the HD 6870 and newer GPUs were pushing well above a 60 FPS average. The Radeon R9 290 was the fastest at 2560 x 1600 and the only one delivering above 120 FPS.

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