The Open-Source NVIDIA "Nouveau" Linux Driver Performance At The End Of 2018

Written by Michael Larabel in Display Drivers on 10 December 2018. Page 4 of 4. 21 Comments

The Geexlab OpenGL tests also showed that the Kepler OpenGL performance on the open-source Linux driver stack can be quite respectable when re-clocked for running at the hardware's optimal frequencies. Kepler support remains in great shape but it's a pity that the open-source support for the GeForce GTX 900 series and newer is in shambles due to NVIDIA's lack of cooperation with these developers particularly now around the PMU firmware support.

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