How The Radeon RX 5700 XT Navi Linux Performance Has Evolved Since Launch

Written by Michael Larabel in Display Drivers on 30 December 2019 at 01:00 PM EST.

First up is a look at the Radeon RX 5700 XT Linux gaming impact for Vulkan with the Mesa RADV driver.

Ryzen 9 3900X + RX 5700 XT August 2019 vs. EOY2019 + ACO
Ryzen 9 3900X + RX 5700 XT August 2019 vs. EOY2019 + ACO
Ryzen 9 3900X + RX 5700 XT August 2019 vs. EOY2019 + ACO
Ryzen 9 3900X + RX 5700 XT August 2019 vs. EOY2019 + ACO

Total War: Three Kingdoms improved by several FPS since August for Navi and more so if switching over to the ACO back-end. Moving from the driver stack close to launch to now the latest AMDGPU + Mesa Git code and enabling ACO can mean around 10% higher frame-rates.

Ryzen 9 3900X + RX 5700 XT August 2019 vs. EOY2019 + ACO
Ryzen 9 3900X + RX 5700 XT August 2019 vs. EOY2019 + ACO
Ryzen 9 3900X + RX 5700 XT August 2019 vs. EOY2019 + ACO
Ryzen 9 3900X + RX 5700 XT August 2019 vs. EOY2019 + ACO

Total War: WARHAMMER II principally benefited as well from the ACO support with Navi.


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