Open-Source Radeon Performance Is Very Good For DiRT Rally On Linux

Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Gaming on 2 March 2017 at 06:21 AM EST. Page 6 of 6. 30 Comments.
DiRT Radeon vs. NVIDIA Linux Benchmarks

With ultra image quality settings at 1080p, I still was rather pleased by the Radeon showing relative to NVIDIA on Ubuntu 16.10 Linux.

DiRT Radeon vs. NVIDIA Linux Benchmarks

Overall these results are quite promising and show that RadeonSI can run DiRT Rally rather well for launch day! During testing I did not notice any graphics issues, at least for the benchmark scene. Keep in mind though if you are a Radeon Linux gamer, currently you will want to be running Mesa 13.0 unless you don't mind losing a few FPS with Mesa Git until the performance regression is addressed. If you enjoy all of our Linux hardware testing, consider assisting us in this effort by joining Phoronix Premium.

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