OpenGL vs. Vulkan On The AMD Ryzen 3

Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Gaming on 18 August 2017. Page 3 of 3. 54 Comments
Vulkan vs. OpenGL On AMD Ryzen 3

Serious Sam 3: BFE saw much greater Vulkan performance on NVIDIA as a result of Croteam's excellent work around their engine improvements and supporting Vulkan. RADV was still a little bit slower.

Vulkan vs. OpenGL On AMD Ryzen 3

Even with ultra image quality settings, the GTX 1060 with Vulkan performs much better.

Stay tuned for more Ryzen 3 Linux gaming benchmarks from a larger assortment of GPUs this weekend.

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