Radeon Driver Power Management Has Room For Improvement

Written by Michael Larabel in Display Drivers on 28 June 2011. Page 8 of 9. 52 Comments

The Catalyst Linux driver had a similar power consumption rate to the Radeon Linux driver in its default configuration.

While the CPU usage was much lower for the Catalyst driver than the open-source Radeon driver when running OpenArena, here it is flipped around where the CPU usage is noticeably higher on Catalyst.

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