Radeon Driver Power Management Has Room For Improvement

Written by Michael Larabel in Display Drivers on 28 June 2011. Page 7 of 9. 52 Comments

Lastly are the results when running the more demanding Nexuiz OpenGL game, which is far more demanding than the OpenArena game. The Phoronix Test Suite benchmarked Nexuiz at 1920 x 1080.

The Catalyst driver is obviously still many times faster than the open-source Radeon driver with the latest Mesa Gallium3D code. The default open-source driver configuration can barely even handle Nexuiz on a Radeon HD 5750 with the Git snapshot used.

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