Nouveau Benchmarks Lack Change On Mesa 9.2

Written by Michael Larabel in Display Drivers on 6 August 2013. Page 4 of 4. 4 Comments
Nouveau Mesa 9.2 GeForce Tests
Nouveau Mesa 9.2 GeForce Tests
Nouveau Mesa 9.2 GeForce Tests

Overall, there doesn't appear to be much in the way of performance gains in Mesa 9.2 for Nouveau Gallium3D unlike the Intel DRI and AMD Radeon Gallium3D drivers. Stay tuned though for additional test coverage. While Nouveau performance isn't one of them, at least there's other features to get excited about with this major Mesa update.

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