15-Way Open vs. Closed Source NVIDIA/AMD Linux GPU Comparison
Written by Michael Larabel in Graphics Cards on 29 April 2013. Page 4 of 6. 69 Comments

Aside from the Radeon HD 6450 performing rather strangely (in a positive direction) with the open-source driver, the results are more along the lines of what was implied from the past two Phoronix articles with the unmerged results.

The open-source Mesa/Gallium3D drivers tend to really struggle for the Reaction Quake 3 game compared to the closed-source drivers. The AMD Catalyst driver was doing better here than NVIDIA's binary blob.

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