AMDGPU DRM For Linux 4.7 Will Bring Some Performance Boosts For The R9 Fury

Written by Michael Larabel in Display Drivers on 15 May 2016. Page 2 of 3. 6 Comments
AMDGPU DRM Next Linux 4.7

With Counter-Strike: Global Offensive there was no measurable change in performance (the Linux 4.6 R9 Fury run had a high variance between test runs as shown by the graph).

Similar to the Radeon DRM-Next tests, BioShock Infinite and DIRT Showdown were also failing to run on this 4.7 DRM code with these newer GCN graphics cards.

AMDGPU DRM Next Linux 4.7
AMDGPU DRM Next Linux 4.7

No changes in performance for Tonga or Fiji to talk about with Tesseract or Team Fortress 2.

AMDGPU DRM Next Linux 4.7

Under the demanding Unigine Heaven benchmark, the performance remained the same.


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