RADV vs. AMDGPU-PRO Vulkan Performance vs. OpenGL In May 2017

Written by Michael Larabel in Display Drivers on 12 May 2017. Page 7 of 7. 19 Comments
Vulkan AMDGPU-PRO vs. RADV May 2017

With this latest Mad Max testing, the fastest performance appears to be with the RadeonSI driver stack.

Vulkan AMDGPU-PRO vs. RADV May 2017
Vulkan AMDGPU-PRO vs. RADV May 2017

In some Mad Max scenes, the AMDGPU-PRO Vulkan and RadeonSI OpenGL results are very competitive.

Vulkan AMDGPU-PRO vs. RADV May 2017
Vulkan AMDGPU-PRO vs. RADV May 2017

The Mad Max CPU utilization is generally lower with the Vulkan drivers over OpenGL.

Those are the latest tests I've completed this week for those wondering how the different Radeon Linux options are running. Join Phoronix Premium if you wish to show your support and help allow for future large hardware/driver comparisons.

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