Intel's Linux OpenGL/Vulkan Drivers Seeing Minor Performance Gains With Mesa 19.1

Written by Michael Larabel in Display Drivers on 26 May 2019. Page 3 of 3. Add A Comment

There are some minor Intel OpenGL and Vulkan driver enhancements to find with the soon-to-be-released Mesa 19.1 but largely at this point the Gen9 open-source graphics driver support is very mature and thus not many significant gains left to squeeze out of the hardware. Additional data points from this round of testing can be found on

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