Mesa

Mesa is an open-source OpenGL implementation and consists of both hardware drivers (e.g. Intel, Radeon, Nouveau, et al) along with software drivers (Softpipe, LLVMpipe). The Gallium3D component of Mesa provides not only OpenGL support but also video acceleration (VDPAU), compute support (OpenCL), and other capabilities for modern GPUs.

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Mesa Articles & Reviews

Zink Mesa 21.3-dev Benchmarks - Increasingly Capable...   Display Drivers   23 Aug 2021
Radeon RX 6600/6700/6800 XT: RADV vs. PRO Vulkan...   Display Drivers   11 Aug 2021
Mesa RADV vs. AMDVLK Radeon Vulkan Performance For...   Display Drivers   23 Jul 2021
Linux Gaming Performance With Radeon Vulkan NGG...   Display Drivers   16 Jul 2021
Another Test Drive With Crocus Gallium3D On Old Intel...   Display Drivers   24 Jun 2021
Running The New Intel OpenGL "Crocus"...   Display Drivers   21 Jun 2021
Mesa's New "Crocus" OpenGL Driver Is...   Display Drivers   15 Jun 2021
Radeon Vulkan Variable Rate Shading Benchmarks For...   Display Drivers   12 Apr 2021
RADV+ACO Look To Your Help For Improving The Vulkan...   Display Drivers   09 Feb 2021
Mesa 21.0 Has Many New Features Especially For Radeon...   Display Drivers   04 Feb 2021
Radeon RX 6800 Series Linux Performance Nearly Three...   Graphics Cards   02 Feb 2021
Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan vs. RadeonSI OpenGL Performance...   Display Drivers   22 Jan 2021
Mesa 21.0-devel RADV vs. AMDVLK 2021.Q1.1 Vulkan...   Display Drivers   13 Jan 2021
Mesa 20.3 + Linux 5.9 Is In Great Shape Against...   Display Drivers   14 Sep 2020
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS vs. Linux 5.9 + Mesa 20.3-devel...   Linux Gaming   25 Aug 2020
Radeon RADV+ACO Vulkan Performance Is In Great Shape...   Display Drivers   13 Jul 2020
AMD Radeon Linux Gaming Performance On Mesa 20.1...   Display Drivers   04 May 2020
Radeon Software 20.10 vs. Upstream Linux AMD Radeon...   Display Drivers   24 Apr 2020
Mesa 20.1-dev RADV vs. RADV+ACO vs. AMDVLK vs....   Display Drivers   16 Mar 2020
Basemark GPU 1.2 Brings Linux Support - Wins For...   Display Drivers   09 Mar 2020
20-Way GPU Gaming Comparison With March 2020 Linux...   Linux Gaming   04 Mar 2020
The Current RADV+ACO Mesa Driver Performance For...   Display Drivers   24 Feb 2020
Mesa 20.0 Is Imminent With New Intel OpenGL Default,...   Display Drivers   19 Feb 2020
Valve's ACO Helps Put New Life Into Radeon GCN 1.0...   Display Drivers   30 Jan 2020
Mesa 20.0's RADV + ACO Vulkan Driver Now Consistently...   Display Drivers   19 Dec 2019
Mesa 19.3 Is Introducing A Lot Of Open-Source OpenGL +...   Display Drivers   10 Dec 2019
RadeonSI NIR Benchmarks Show Great Progress With Mesa...   Display Drivers   06 Dec 2019
RADV's ACO Back-End Is Helping Radeon Navi Linux...   Display Drivers   22 Nov 2019
Zink Benchmarks - Mesa OpenGL Running Over Vulkan   Display Drivers   17 Nov 2019
Ubuntu 19.10 Radeon Linux Gaming Performance Plus...   Display Drivers   29 Oct 2019
Radeon RADV "ACO" Performance On Mesa 19.3...   Display Drivers   05 Oct 2019
Intel's Gallium3D Driver Is Running Much Faster Than...   Display Drivers   15 Sep 2019
Intel's New OpenGL Driver Is Looking Really Great With...   Display Drivers   21 Aug 2019
Another Look At The Maturing AMD Radeon RX 5700 Series...   Display Drivers   05 Aug 2019
Radeon RX 5700 / RX 5700 XT Linux Gaming Performance...   Graphics Cards   29 Jul 2019
Benchmarking Valve's RADV+ACO Yields Fastest...   Display Drivers   08 Jul 2019
Linux 5.2 + Mesa 19.2 Performance With...   Display Drivers   26 Jun 2019
The Latest Linux 5.2 + Mesa 19.2 Radeon Performance...   Display Drivers   21 Jun 2019
AMDVLK Still Has Some Performance Advantages Over...   Display Drivers   30 May 2019
Mesa 19.1's New Features From The Intel Gallium3D...   Software   28 May 2019
Intel's Linux OpenGL/Vulkan Drivers Seeing Minor...   Display Drivers   26 May 2019
The RadeonSI/RADV Performance With Mesa 19.1   Display Drivers   25 May 2019
The New Intel Gallium3D OpenGL Driver Performance Is...   Display Drivers   09 May 2019
LG's 4K FreeSync/Adaptive-Sync Display For Just $219...   Computers   01 May 2019
The Current Intel "Iris" Gallium3D OpenGL...   Display Drivers   15 Apr 2019
AMDVLK vs. RADV Radeon Vulkan Driver Performance For...   Display Drivers   11 Apr 2019
AMDGPU vs. Radeon Kernel Driver Performance On Linux...   Computers   07 Mar 2019
Intel Iris Pro 6200 Graphics - i965 vs. Iris Gallium3D...   Display Drivers   05 Mar 2019
Early Intel i965 vs. Iris Gallium3D OpenGL Benchmarks...   Display Drivers   21 Feb 2019
Running The RadeonSI NIR Back-End With Mesa 19.1 Git   Display Drivers   10 Feb 2019
The Performance Benefits To Running AMD's Radeon VII...   Display Drivers   07 Feb 2019
NVIDIA vs. Radeon Linux 5.0 + Mesa 19.0 Drivers -...   Linux Gaming   29 Jan 2019
Mesa 18.2 vs. 18.3 vs. 19.0 January Benchmarks For...   Display Drivers   21 Jan 2019
Mesa 19.0 RADV vs. AMDVLK 2019.Q1.2 vs. Radeon...   Linux Gaming   17 Jan 2019
The RADV Radeon Vulkan Driver Performance Over 2018   Display Drivers   20 Dec 2018
Radeon Software 18.50 vs. Linux 4.20 + Mesa 19...   Display Drivers   18 Dec 2018
1080p Linux Gaming Performance - NVIDIA 415.22 vs....   Linux Gaming   16 Dec 2018
An Initial Look At The Intel Iris Gallium3D Driver...   Display Drivers   11 Dec 2018
The Open-Source NVIDIA "Nouveau" Linux...   Display Drivers   10 Dec 2018
Radeon Vulkan Driver Benchmarks: AMDVLK 2018.4.2 vs....   Display Drivers   25 Nov 2018
The Polaris/Vega Performance At The End Of Mesa 18.3...   Linux Gaming   09 Nov 2018
Radeon Software 18.40 vs. Mesa vs. AMDVLK Benchmarks...   Display Drivers   26 Oct 2018
Ubuntu 18.10 Is A Nice Upgrade For Radeon Gamers,...   Operating Systems   18 Oct 2018
RADV vs. AMDVLK vs. Radeon Software Vulkan Driver...   Display Drivers   04 Oct 2018
The Linux 4.19 AMDGPU + Mesa 18.3 Performance From The...   Display Drivers   09 Sep 2018
The Tighter NVIDIA GeForce vs. AMD Radeon Linux Gaming...   Display Drivers   28 Aug 2018
AMDGPU-PRO 18.30 Pro/Open vs. Upstream Mesa...   Display Drivers   23 Aug 2018
Linux 4.18 AMDGPU Tests: Vega Taking A Hit   Display Drivers   10 Jul 2018
Mesa 18.0/18.1/18.2 RadeonSI + RADV Benchmark...   Display Drivers   03 Jul 2018
Radeon Software 18.20 vs. Mesa 18.2 RadeonSI/RADV...   Display Drivers   26 Jun 2018
A Look At The RadeonSI/RADV Performance From Mesa 17.2...   Display Drivers   05 Jun 2018
A Look At The Intel UHD Graphics Performance On Clear...   Operating Systems   03 Jun 2018
Clear Linux Now Offers Radeon Mesa Graphics Support,...   Operating Systems   02 Jun 2018
Raven Ridge With The Ryzen 5 2400G On Mesa 18.2 +...   Linux Gaming   19 May 2018
RADV vs. AMDGPU-PRO vs. AMDVLK Vulkan Linux Driver...   Display Drivers   08 May 2018
Radeon Software 18.10 vs. Mesa 18.2 RADV/RadeonSI...   Display Drivers   03 May 2018
Rise of the Tomb Raider Linux Performance On AMD...   Linux Gaming   19 Apr 2018
RADV vs. AMDVLK Vulkan Drivers Continue Stiff...   Display Drivers   18 Apr 2018
Radeon GPUs Are Increasingly Competing With NVIDIA...   Linux Gaming   19 Mar 2018
Intel Coffee Lake OpenGL Performance On Windows 10 vs....   Operating Systems   21 Feb 2018
RADV Radeon Vulkan Driver Is Still A Better Bet Than...   Display Drivers   12 Feb 2018
Mesa 12.0 To Mesa 18.0 Benchmarks Show The...   Display Drivers   05 Feb 2018
Intel OpenGL/Vulkan Performance Edging Slightly Higher...   Display Drivers   31 Jan 2018
RADV/RadeonSI Benchmarks On Mesa 18.0   Display Drivers   30 Jan 2018
Mesa 18.0 Features Include Many OpenGL/Vulkan...   Display Drivers   28 Jan 2018
Intel OpenGL vs. Vulkan Performance With Mesa 18.0   Display Drivers   21 Jan 2018
NVIDIA GeForce vs. AMD Radeon Linux Gaming Performance...   Display Drivers   10 Jan 2018
RADV Vulkan Gaming Getting Closer To RadeonSI OpenGL...   Linux Gaming   31 Dec 2017
RADV Vulkan Driver Ends The Year On A High Note With A...   Display Drivers   29 Dec 2017
A Closer Look At The AMDVLK vs. RADV vs. AMDGPU-PRO...   Display Drivers   27 Dec 2017
R600g/RadeonSI Gallium3D Performance At The End Of...   Display Drivers   26 Dec 2017
AMDVLK vs. RADV vs. AMDGPU-PRO 17.50 Vulkan...   Display Drivers   24 Dec 2017
AMDGPU vs. Radeon DRM Driver Performance On Linux 4.15   Display Drivers   21 Dec 2017
NVIDIA 387.34 vs. Linux 4.15 + Mesa 17.4-dev Radeon...   Display Drivers   09 Dec 2017
Windows 10 vs. Linux 4.15 + Mesa 17.4-dev Radeon...   Operating Systems   29 Nov 2017
Intel's Mesa GLSL Shader Cache Is Speeding Up Game...   Linux Gaming   16 Nov 2017
Ubuntu 17.10 Radeon Performance: Stock vs. X-Swat...   Operating Systems   14 Nov 2017
Mesa 17.3 Features - Vulkan Updates, Better...   Display Drivers   06 Nov 2017
Nouveau Linux 4.14 + Mesa 17.4-dev vs. NVIDIA   Display Drivers   05 Nov 2017
18-Way Radeon GPU Benchmarks On Ubuntu 17.10 With...   Graphics Cards   01 Nov 2017

Mesa Linux News

The Current State Of Intel Discrete Graphics On Linux:...   Intel   17 Sep 2021
Multiple Games Are Now Working With RADV's Ray-Tracing...   Mesa   17 Sep 2021
Intel Talks More About Their Open-Source Vulkan...   Intel   16 Sep 2021
Mesa's LLVMpipe + Lavapipe Land FP16 Support   Mesa   16 Sep 2021
Google Is Successfully Using The Open-Source Qualcomm...   Mesa   16 Sep 2021
Microsoft Adds An EGL Implementation To Mesa For...   Mesa   15 Sep 2021
Reverse Engineering, Open-Source Driver Writing...   X.Org   15 Sep 2021
AMD Publishes Initial Firmware For Yellow Carp APUs   Radeon   15 Sep 2021
Raspberry Pi V3DV Driver Still Working On Vulkan 1.1...   Vulkan   15 Sep 2021
RadeonSI Lands Big Batch Of Improvements To Lower CPU...   Radeon   14 Sep 2021
Mesa Lands Option That Can Help XWayland-Based Gaming...   Mesa   13 Sep 2021
Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan Tackling Support For More Games   Mesa   13 Sep 2021
Another Batch Of RadeonSI Optimizations Land In Mesa...   Radeon   11 Sep 2021
AMD Just Squeezed More Workstation Performance Out Of...   Radeon   10 Sep 2021
Ubuntu 21.10 Delivering Some Performance Gains On The...   Ubuntu   08 Sep 2021
NVIDIA Confirms Sway Wayland Compositor Works Fine...   NVIDIA   04 Sep 2021
Genode OS Framework 21.08 Streamlining Its Porting Of...   Operating Systems   02 Sep 2021
Intel "Crocus" Gallium3D Now Part Of Mesa's...   Intel   01 Sep 2021
RadeonSI Enables DCC Stores For RDNA2 APUs To Squeeze...   Radeon   01 Sep 2021
Debian 11, Valve Happenings, Linux 5.14 & More...   Phoronix   01 Sep 2021
Zink Now Achieves OpenGL ES 3.2 Atop Vulkan   Mesa   31 Aug 2021
Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan Fixes Up Support For Another...   Mesa   31 Aug 2021
Experimental Ray-Tracing For Open-Source Radeon Vulkan...   Radeon   30 Aug 2021
Intel Lands Initial Code For Mesh Shaders Within Mesa   Intel   28 Aug 2021
Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Release Schedule Published   Ubuntu   27 Aug 2021
Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS Released With Fixes, Newer Hardware...   Ubuntu   26 Aug 2021
AMD's Open-Source Mesa Driver Continues To Be...   Radeon   24 Aug 2021
AMDVLK 2021.Q3.5 Released With Radeon RX 6600 XT...   Radeon   24 Aug 2021
Linux On The Apple M1 Can Now Boot To The GNOME...   Hardware   23 Aug 2021
Mesa 21.2.1 Released With "Nice Changes For...   Mesa   19 Aug 2021
Zink Now Supports OpenGL Compatibility Contexts -...   Linux Gaming   18 Aug 2021
Zink Suballocator Lands In Mesa - "Over...   Mesa   17 Aug 2021
VA-API AV1 Decode Lands In Mesa 21.3 Gallium3D   Mesa   17 Aug 2021
Mesa 21.3 LLVMpipe Enables OpenGL 4.5 Compatibility...   Mesa   17 Aug 2021
Intel's New Brand For High Performance Discrete...   Intel   16 Aug 2021
Reverse Engineering & Bring-Up Of Linux On The...   Hardware   14 Aug 2021
Linux 5.15 To Add Graphics Support For Qualcomm Adreno...   Linux Kernel   13 Aug 2021
AV1 VA-API Acceleration Coming For AMD Radeon RX 6000...   Radeon   13 Aug 2021
Intel Appears Ready To Advertise Its DG1 Graphics Card...   Intel   12 Aug 2021
AMD Van Gogh Firmware Published, Other Radeon GPU...   Radeon   12 Aug 2021
Raspberry Pi V3DV Driver Nearing Vulkan 1.1 Support   Vulkan   11 Aug 2021
Intel Graphics Driver Queues More DG2 Code For Linux...   Intel   11 Aug 2021
RADV Lands Fast Clear Improvements, Helping RDNA With...   Radeon   10 Aug 2021
Alder Lake P Support Added To Intel's IGC Graphics...   Intel   10 Aug 2021
RadeonSI Lands Regression Fix For ~10x Higher CPU...   Radeon   09 Aug 2021
Mesa 21.0, Linux 5.11 Prepared For Ubuntu 20.04 LTS...   Ubuntu   09 Aug 2021
Gallium Nine Lands Threaded Context Support, Other...   Mesa   07 Aug 2021
AMDVLK 2021.Q3.3 Released With Performance Tuning For...   Radeon   06 Aug 2021
Mesa 21.2 Released With New Intel Crocus Driver,...   Mesa   04 Aug 2021
Many Interesting Talks On Deck For The X.Org...   X.Org   04 Aug 2021
AMD Hiring For Open-Source GPU Driver Work With...   Radeon   03 Aug 2021
AMD + Valve Working On New Linux CPU Performance...   AMD   02 Aug 2021
LE9, Canonical's Profits, Steam Deck, & Loongson...   Phoronix   01 Aug 2021
xf86-video-amdgpu 21.0.0 Released For Radeon Linux...   Radeon   30 Jul 2021
OpenGL Drivers In 2021 Still Sadly Benefit From Faking...   Mesa   30 Jul 2021
Lavapipe Keeps Tacking On Features, LLVMpipe Lands New...   Mesa   29 Jul 2021
Mesa 21.2-rc3 Offered For Testing, Mesa 21.1.6 Reaches...   Mesa   28 Jul 2021
Intel's Iris Gallium3D OpenGL Driver Now Supports...   Intel   28 Jul 2021
RADV Ray-Tracing Now Rendering Quake II RTX Correctly...   Radeon   27 Jul 2021
H.264 SVC / Temporal Encoding Wired Up For AMD's Linux...   Radeon   26 Jul 2021
DXVK 1.9.1 Released With Several Game Fixes   Linux Gaming   26 Jul 2021
FreeBSD Working On A New Installer, Updates To Their...   BSD   24 Jul 2021
Intel To Finally Remove Cannon Lake Graphics Support...   Intel   24 Jul 2021
Mesa 21.2-rc2 Released With An Initial Batch Of Fixes   Mesa   22 Jul 2021
LLVMpipe Effectively At OpenGL 4.6 With Anistropic...   Mesa   21 Jul 2021
Arm Mali "Valhall" Reverse-Engineering...   Arm   20 Jul 2021
Squeezing More Performance Out Of Intel Tiger Lake Xe...   Intel   18 Jul 2021
Mesa 21.2-rc1 Released With Early Apple M1 Code,...   Mesa   14 Jul 2021
RADV Radeon Driver Lands NGG Culling Support As...   Mesa   14 Jul 2021
Adreno 660 + 635 Now Supported By The Open-Source...   Mesa   14 Jul 2021
Older Intel Graphics With Crocus Enjoy...   Intel   13 Jul 2021
Raspberry Pi's V3DV Vulkan Driver Now Supports...   Mesa   12 Jul 2021
Zink Now Supports OpenGL ES 3.2 Over Vulkan   Mesa   09 Jul 2021
Libre-SOC Test ASIC Going To Fabrication, Using TSMC...   Hardware   08 Jul 2021
A Control Panel / UI For Intel's Linux Graphics...   Intel   08 Jul 2021
The Most Popular Intel Linux/Open-Source News From...   Intel   08 Jul 2021
Intel's Mesa Drivers Using The IGC Compiler Delayed   Intel   07 Jul 2021
Mesa 21.2 Lands NVIDIA's Code For Handling Alternate...   Mesa   07 Jul 2021
AMD's Linux Strides In H1'21 From FreeSync HDMI To...   AMD   04 Jul 2021
Intel Crocus, Linux 5.13, Other Vendor Happenings Made...   Phoronix   30 Jun 2021
Radeon Pro Software for Enterprise 21.Q2 for Linux...   Radeon   30 Jun 2021
Radeon Software for Linux 21.20 Released   Radeon   29 Jun 2021
Mesa's Exciting Milestones So Far In 2021 From Zink To...   Mesa   27 Jun 2021
More Intel Xe-HP Enablement Code Lands In Mesa 21.2   Mesa   27 Jun 2021
AMDVLK 2021.Q2.6 Vulkan Driver Released - Removes...   Radeon   25 Jun 2021
Work-In-Progress RadeonSI+Nine Showing Big Performance...   Mesa   23 Jun 2021
Crocus Gallium3D Adds Experimental Intel Gen8...   Intel   23 Jun 2021
Intel Lands More Open-Source Vulkan Driver Changes For...   Intel   22 Jun 2021
PanVK Merged Into Mesa 21.2 For Open-Source Vulkan...   Mesa   22 Jun 2021
AMD Drops Pre-Polaris GPU Support From Their Mainline...   Radeon   22 Jun 2021
Mesa Lands Work Around Async glFlush - Should Help...   Mesa   20 Jun 2021
Surface Suspension Protocol Proposed For Wayland   Wayland   20 Jun 2021
RADV Open-Source Radeon Vulkan Driver Begins Landing...   Radeon   18 Jun 2021
Pending Patches Allow Direct3D 9 "Gallium...   Mesa   18 Jun 2021
Intel i915g Mesa Driver Now Goes Goes Through NIR,...   Intel   18 Jun 2021
Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan Hits Another "Massively...   Mesa   16 Jun 2021
Intel Xe Graphics Squeeze Out More Linux Performance...   Intel   15 Jun 2021
Intel Gallium3D Driver Merged Into Mesa 21.2 For Gen4...   Intel   13 Jun 2021
AMDVLK 2021.Q2.5 Released As A Minor Radeon Vulkan...   Radeon   11 Jun 2021
Panfrost Gallium3D Driver For Open-Source Arm Mali...   Mesa   10 Jun 2021