OpenGL Preview Benchmarks For NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 970
Written by Michael Larabel in NVIDIA on 18 October 2014 at 12:48 AM EDT. 2 Comments
For those anxious to see how well the GeForce GTX 970, NVIDIA's new high-end, Maxwell-based graphics card will perform under Linux, here's some preview benchmarks.

As outlined yesterday, the GTX 970 Linux benchmarking is currently happening following my GeForce GTX 980 Linux review from a few weeks ago. The GTX 970 Linux testing is going well and the full review will be published in the next few days.

If you're curious to see the GTX 970's Linux performance with the latest binary blob, I uploaded some preview figures using of course the Phoronix Test Suite and hosting via

To see these benchmark results visit this page to see tons of initial test data -- while the proper graphics card comparison against other NVIDIA/AMD GPUs on Ubuntu Linux will be found in the upcoming GTX 970 Linux review on Phoronix. Enjoy and feel free to compare your own system's performance to this OpenGL/OpenCL test data using the open-source Phoronix Test Suite software.
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