Vulkan vs. OpenGL For Mad Max On AMD Ryzen
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Gaming on 31 March 2017. Page 2 of 2. 21 Comments

While the GPU/CPU utilization didn't show a big shift like with the Intel+NVIDIA tests yesterday, the end result is very promising for AMD Ryzen Linux gamers:

Across the board with all of the tests run, the Vulkan renderer when paired with the NVIDIA binary Linux driver is much faster than the OpenGL results.

Stay tuned for more Mad Max Vulkan tests still coming up later today.

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