Sapphire Radeon R7 260X: A Great Linux Graphics Card

Written by Michael Larabel in Graphics Cards on 29 January 2014. Page 5 of 8. 32 Comments
Sapphire AMD Radeon R7 260X Linux GPU

When running Unigine Valley the R7 260X performance was a few percent faster than the more expensive Radeon HD 7850 while behind the older Radeon HD 6870 and HD 6950 graphics cards. The R7 260X was also still running much faster than the similarly priced GeForce GTX 650 graphics card.

Sapphire AMD Radeon R7 260X Linux GPU

With the open-source Unvanquished game the Radeon R7 260X was running very well for this GL3 game.

Again, to see how your system compares to the selection of NVIDIA GeForce and AMD Radeon graphics cards tested on the A10-7850K-based system, simply install the Phoronix Test Suite and then run phoronix-test-suite benchmark 1401297-PL-AMDRADEON49 for a fully automated comparison from test downloading and setup to execution and result analysis.

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