Nouveau Reclocking: Buggy, But Can Boost Performance
Written by Michael Larabel in Display Drivers on 30 January 2012. Page 5 of 6. 23 Comments

The frame-rate for Doom 3 on the GeForce GT 220 shoots up by 32%, but it is still a ways off from the NVIDIA driver. This was a stock Mesa build without S3TC or floating-point textures.

The Nouveau Lightsmark performance went up by 47%.

The Warsow frame-rate goes up by 32%.

The OpenArena frame-rate is up by 30%, which puts the open-source Nouveau driver as running at almost 90% the speed of the official NVIDIA Linux binary GPU driver.


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