New AMD GPU Performance To Be Boosted By Linux 4.5; How It Compares To The Binary Blob
Written by Michael Larabel in Display Drivers on 23 December 2015. Page 4 of 4. 22 Comments

The results at 4K were much like the 1080p results...

More than one year after the Radeon R9 285 was first introduced, it's starting to become usable on the open-source driver with PowerPlay enabled, but the $550+ Radeon R9 Fury still seems to have much work ahead on the open-source side. At least the open-source results are more positive for GPUs using the Radeon DRM driver rather than AMDGPU. Yesterday I also published similar open vs. closed NVIDIA Linux results.

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