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Polaris Articles & Reviews

A Fresh Look At The NVIDIA vs. Radeon Linux...   Linux Gaming   20 Aug 2018
KDE vs. GNOME, X.Org vs. Wayland Radeon Linux Gaming...   Linux Gaming   12 May 2018
RADV vs. AMDGPU-PRO vs. AMDVLK Vulkan Linux Driver...   Display Drivers   08 May 2018
Radeon+Ryzen CPUFreq CPU Scaling Governor Benchmarks...   Linux Gaming   07 Jan 2018
Passively Cooling A Radeon RX 480 Polaris GPU   Peripherals   02 Dec 2017
Ethereum & OpenCL: ROCm vs. AMDGPU-PRO 17.40   Graphics Cards   28 Oct 2017
Mesa 17.3 With RADV Vulkan Running Great With Polaris,...   Display Drivers   24 Oct 2017
AMDGPU-PRO 17.20 Benchmarking vs. RadeonSI/RADV   Display Drivers   29 Jun 2017
Test Driving AMDGPU's Performance With DRM-Next For...   Display Drivers   27 Jun 2017
P-State/CPUFreq Governor Tests With Linux 4.12 For...   Linux Gaming   26 Jun 2017
Polaris Open-Source Radeon Performance Has Evolved...   Display Drivers   05 Jun 2017
Radeon RX 560 Linux OpenGL/Vulkan Benchmarks   Graphics Cards   22 May 2017
AMDGPU-PRO 17.10 vs. Linux 4.12 + Mesa 17.2-dev Git   Display Drivers   20 May 2017
Radeon RX 550: AMDGPU-PRO vs. DRM-Next + Mesa 17.2-dev   Display Drivers   07 May 2017
Radeon RX 550 Linux Benchmarks: $89 Polaris GPU On...   Graphics Cards   05 May 2017
Radeon RX 580: AMDGPU-PRO vs. DRM-Next + Mesa 17.2-dev   Display Drivers   26 Apr 2017
Overclocking The Radeon RX 580 Under Linux   Graphics Cards   20 Apr 2017
AMD Radeon RX 580 Linux OpenGL/Vulkan Benchmarks   Graphics Cards   19 Apr 2017
RadeonSI Polaris: Mesa 12.0 vs. 13.0 vs. 17.0 vs. 17.1...   Display Drivers   16 Apr 2017
Ubuntu 17.04 Gaming Performance: Budgie vs. GNOME vs....   Operating Systems   14 Apr 2017
Unigine Superposition Is A Beautiful Way To Stress...   Graphics Cards   11 Apr 2017
The Perf-Per-Watt Of NVIDIA Fermi To Pascal, AMD R700...   Graphics Cards   24 Dec 2016
AMDGPU-PRO 16.40 vs. Linux 4.8 + Mesa 13.1-dev Driver...   Display Drivers   31 Oct 2016
AMDGPU-PRO vs. Open-Source Gallium3D OpenGL...   Display Drivers   20 Aug 2016
16-Way OpenCL Compute Comparison Of The Latest Polaris...   Graphics Cards   19 Aug 2016
18-Way GPU Linux Benchmarks, Including The Radeon RX...   Graphics Cards   10 Aug 2016
AMD Radeon RX 480 On Linux   Graphics Cards   29 Jun 2016

Polaris Linux News

In-Progress AMDGPU Updates For Linux 4.20~5.0 Have DC...   Radeon   22 Sep 2018
AMD Adds A Seemingly New Polaris ID To Their Linux...   Radeon   20 Sep 2018
RADV's Iffy 16-bit Integer Support Merged Into Mesa   Mesa   18 Sep 2018
Code Sourcery Posts New AMD Radeon GCN Port, Hoping To...   Radeon   05 Sep 2018
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Series Expectations On Linux   NVIDIA   03 Sep 2018
A Number Of AMDGPU DRM Fixes Prepped Ahead Of Linux...   Radeon   02 Aug 2018
AMDGPU Firmware Updated From 18.20, Vega M Blobs Added   Radeon   17 Jul 2018
Apple, Ryzen, Valve & The Evolving Linux Kernel...   Free Software   04 Jul 2018
LLVM Quitter, Ryzen & Git Were Most Popular Linux...   Free Software   30 Jun 2018
AMDGPU Performance Tests With New WattMan-Like...   Radeon   16 Jun 2018
More Vega M Performance Numbers Surfacing, Linux State...   Intel   14 Jun 2018
A Closer Look At The GeForce GTX 1060 vs. Radeon RX...   Linux Gaming   09 Jun 2018
The Best Features Of The Linux 4.17 Kernel: Power...   Linux Kernel   03 Jun 2018
Linux Distro Tests, New Ryzen, & LLVM Topped Our...   Phoronix   31 May 2018
Vega M Graphics On Intel Kabylake G CPUs Are Beginning...   Intel   27 May 2018
RADV Gets Support For 32-bit GPU Pointers For User...   Mesa   19 May 2018
AMD Rolls Out New Firmware For A Number Of GPUs   Radeon   19 May 2018
AMDGPU Feature Updates Submitted For Linux 4.18,...   Radeon   15 May 2018
Linux 4.17, Ryzen, Valve & Apple Looking For...   Phoronix   01 May 2018
Vega 12/20 Added To AMDGPU LLVM, Confirms New GCN Deep...   Radeon   30 Apr 2018
AMDGPU Linux Kernel Driver Gets Patches For Vega M...   Radeon   26 Apr 2018
This Chart Shows How The Radeon RX 580 vs. GeForce GTX...   Linux Gaming   20 Apr 2018
RADV Vulkan Driver Adds Vega M Support   Radeon   20 Apr 2018
Don't Bother Trying AMDVLK Vulkan With Rise of the...   Linux Gaming   20 Apr 2018
AMD Spins The Radeon RX 500X Series For...   Radeon   11 Apr 2018
AMD Posts KFD Support For GFX9/Vega   AMD   10 Apr 2018
Seven Reasons To Already Get Excited For Linux 4.17,...   Linux Kernel   30 Mar 2018
The Big DRM Pull Request For Linux 4.17: 144,461...   Linux Kernel   29 Mar 2018
AMDKFD Updates For Linux 4.17 Round Out dGPU Support   Radeon   27 Mar 2018
RadeonTop 1.1 Brings GTT Reporting, Updated PCI IDs   Radeon   26 Mar 2018
Vega 12 Support Now Queued In DRM-Next For Linux 4.17   Radeon   26 Mar 2018
A Valve Linux Developer Managed Another Small...   Mesa   23 Mar 2018
Vega 12 Support Is Now Available For RadeonSI...   Radeon   22 Mar 2018
AMDGPU DC's Latest 34 Patches Provide More Fixes   Radeon   20 Mar 2018
Linux 4.17 To Enable AMDGPU DC By Default For All...   Radeon   16 Mar 2018
Linux 4.17 Will Be Another Exciting Kernel Cycle   Linux Kernel   12 Mar 2018
AMDGPU Has More WattMan Improvements & Power...   Radeon   08 Mar 2018
Trying Out AMDGPU Overdrive Radeon Overclocking On...   Radeon   03 Mar 2018
Radeon Wattman's "Automan" Being Enabled For...   Radeon   25 Feb 2018
Arctic's Accelero Twin Turbo III Works Well For...   Hardware   25 Feb 2018
AMDGPU In Linux 4.17 Exposes WattMan Features, GPU...   Radeon   23 Feb 2018
Even With AMDGPU DC, HDMI/DP Audio Isn't Working Out...   Radeon   20 Feb 2018
WattMan Support Coming For Radeon Polaris GPUs On...   Radeon   08 Feb 2018
AMD's Atomic Patch, Latency Tolerance Reporting &...   Hardware   05 Feb 2018
It's Going To Take More Time To Get Vega Compute...   Radeon   29 Jan 2018
Radeon VCN Gets Mesa Patches For HEVC Main Video...   AMD   25 Jan 2018
Trying Out DRM-Next For Linux 4.16 With AMDGPU On...   Radeon   22 Jan 2018
AMDGPU Firmware Blobs Updated For Video Encode/Decode   Radeon   19 Jan 2018
Open-Source Driver Progress & Vulkan Dominated...   Phoronix   01 Jan 2018
The Most Popular Articles On Phoronix In 2017   Phoronix   31 Dec 2017
RADV Is Now Effectively Conformant For Vega GPUs With...   Vulkan   29 Dec 2017
The Vulkan Moments Of 2017: More Games, Better Drivers...   Vulkan   27 Dec 2017
The Top Mesa News Of 2017   Mesa   03 Dec 2017
More AMDGPU DC Fixes Are Being Queued For Linux 4.15   AMD   28 Nov 2017
New Polaris Firmware Blobs Hit Linux-Firmware.Git   Radeon   23 Nov 2017
AMDGPU DC Pull Request Submitted For Linux 4.15 Kernel...   Radeon   17 Nov 2017
Many Vega Improvements & Other Fixes Land In Mesa...   Mesa   20 Oct 2017
More AMDGPU Changes Queue For Linux 4.15   AMD   19 Oct 2017
Radeon GPU Profiler 1.03 Released   AMD   18 Oct 2017
AMD Packs In More AMDGPU Features For Linux 4.15   Radeon   09 Oct 2017
RADV Is Now Considered A Vulkan Conformant Driver   Radeon   04 Oct 2017
Polaris Goes Embedded With The E9170 GPU   Radeon   03 Oct 2017
Vega Performance Counters Now Exposed For RadeonSI   Mesa   16 Aug 2017
RADV Vulkan Driver Gets Fixed Up For AMD GCN 1.0/1.1...   Radeon   14 Aug 2017
Ethereum Ethminer Performance With Radeon &...   Hardware   09 Aug 2017
Linux Driver Expectations For The Radeon RX Vega   Radeon   30 Jul 2017
AMD Releases Crimson ReLive 17.7.2, Linux Gamers Get...   Radeon   26 Jul 2017
Clover OpenCL Gallium3D Sees Some Patches, Closer To...   Mesa   22 Jul 2017
Linux 4.13-rc1 Tests Of AMDGPU Paired With...   Radeon   18 Jul 2017
I Had A Tough Time Deciding What GPU To Use On My Main...   Fedora   16 Jul 2017
NVIDIA OpenGL vs. Vulkan CPU Core Scaling For Linux...   NVIDIA   08 Jul 2017
ROCm 1.6 Radeon Open Compute Released   Radeon   30 Jun 2017
Radeon Instinct Accelerators Get Ready To Ship   Radeon   21 Jun 2017
My Three Hopes For AMD's Open-Source Stack The Rest Of...   Radeon   04 Jun 2017
Ryzen, Linux 4.12 & Polaris Evolved Were Exciting...   Phoronix   31 May 2017
Do You Still Use R600g OpenCL Clover?   Radeon   27 May 2017
Mesa 17.0.6 Released With Polaris 12 RADV Support   Mesa   12 May 2017
Radeon's ROCm OpenCL Runtime Finally Open-Sourced   Radeon   12 May 2017
Two More Device IDs Added For Radeon Vega 10   Radeon   10 May 2017
GPUOpen's CodeXL 2.3 Brings Ryzen Support, AMDGPU-PRO...   AMD   10 May 2017
Mesa 17.1 RC4 Released, Fixes Polaris 12 Support   Mesa   08 May 2017
Radeon RX 550 Stumbles On Open-Source, Working Fine...   AMD   04 May 2017
Unity 8 Abandonment, Windows 10 vs. Linux Tests...   Phoronix   30 Apr 2017
AMDGPU-PRO Updated With Radeon RX 500 Series Support   AMD   19 Apr 2017
Radeon RX 500 "Polaris Evolved" Hardware...   Radeon   18 Apr 2017
Mesa 17.0.4 Released, Mesa 17.1 Has Been Branched...   Mesa   17 Apr 2017
Looking Ahead To The Polaris RX 550/560/570/580 On...   Radeon   14 Apr 2017
Superposition Shows How Far RadeonSI Gallium3D Has...   Radeon   12 Apr 2017
Radeon TONGA Sees Some Gains With AMDGPU DRM-Next 4.12   Radeon   03 Apr 2017
Mesa 17.0.3 Released   Mesa   03 Apr 2017
AMD's Radeon R9 Fury Showing Some Gains With AMDGPU's...   Radeon   02 Apr 2017
Early Tests Of AMDGPU's DRM-Next Performance For Linux...   Linux Kernel   31 Mar 2017
Getting Better Radeon Polaris Performance On Ubuntu...   Mesa   26 Mar 2017
AMD Sends Out 100 Patches, Enabling Vega Support In...   AMD   20 Mar 2017
Another Polaris 12 ID Added To RadeonSI   Mesa   18 Mar 2017
Mesa 17.0.0 Officially Released   Mesa   13 Feb 2017
AMD Planning For Launch-Day Vega Open-Source &...   Radeon   01 Feb 2017
AMDGPU Changes Queued For Linux 4.11: Power/TTM...   Radeon   27 Jan 2017
10-bit HEVC Decoding Support Being Worked On For...   Radeon   25 Jan 2017
RadeonTop 1.0 Released For Viewing AMD Linux GPU...   Radeon   19 Jan 2017