20-Way AMD / NVIDIA Linux Gaming Benchmarks For The 2018 Holidays
For those wondering about the performance-per-dollar with current non-sales pricing:
Additional performance-per-dollar results can be found via this OpenBenchmarking.org result file.
Hopefully these fresh Linux gaming performance numbers provide some insight if you are thinking of upgrading your GPU this holiday season. For the most part with the recent Mesa releases, the RadeonSI/RADV performance is hitting expectations (RX 580 around the GTX 1060, RX Vega 64 around GTX 1070) except for a few outliers in each direction. If you care just about maximum performance and not if a driver is open-source, NVIDIA continues delivering the best Linux gaming performance as well as performance-per-Watt. AMD meanwhile excels at offering open-source driver support and in performance-per-dollar.
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