Ubuntu 12.10: Open-Source Radeon vs. AMD Catalyst Performance

Written by Michael Larabel in Display Drivers on 30 October 2012. Page 4 of 4. 67 Comments
AMD Radeon Ubuntu 12.10 Linux
AMD Radeon Ubuntu 12.10 Linux
AMD Radeon Ubuntu 12.10 Linux

In not a single test run on the three tested Radeon HD 5000/6000 series graphics cards did the open-source Radeon Gallium3D driver out-perform the AMD Catalyst driver. Stay tuned for the expanded test results coming soon.

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