Intel OpenGL/Vulkan Performance Edging Slightly Higher With Mesa 18.0
Written by Michael Larabel in Display Drivers on 31 January 2018. Page 4 of 4. 2 Comments

In some of the synthetic OpenGL tests are minor performance improvements with Mesa 18.0. But overall no very noticeable performance differences between Mesa 17.3 and 18.0 with the i965/ANV drivers when testing with the Core i7 8700K's UHD Graphics 630. There were slight improvements with looking at outright wins and losses, 18.0.0-rc3 had the fastest result 89% of the time and did not record any tests where it was slower than 17.2 and 17.3.

While the performance hasn't changed all that much, both the open-source Intel OpenGL and Vulkan drivers did see feature improvements. See our Mesa 18.0 feature overview to learn more about what has changed with this first Mesa 3D update of 2018.

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