Vulkan

Vulkan is a new graphics API in development by the Khronos Group to succeed OpenGL. Vulkan will be supported by all major graphics vendors along with the SPIR-V intermediate representation.

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Vulkan Articles & Reviews

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
Left 4 Dead 2 Vulkan Performance With Radeon Graphics...   Linux Gaming   23 Jun 2021
GravityMark OpenGL/Vulkan Performance For NVIDIA RTX...   Display Drivers   18 Jun 2021
NVIDIA Resizable BAR Performance - A Big Boost For...   Display Drivers   17 Jun 2021
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 - Windows vs. Linux GPU...   Display Drivers   10 May 2021
Initial Radeon vs. GeForce Vulkan Ray-Tracing...   Display Drivers   20 Apr 2021
NVIDIA RTX 30 Series OpenCL / CUDA / OptiX Compute +...   Graphics Cards   15 Apr 2021
Radeon Vulkan Variable Rate Shading Benchmarks For...   Display Drivers   12 Apr 2021
Open-Source Radeon Driver Performance Against NVIDIA...   Display Drivers   11 Mar 2021
Updated Portal 2 Vulkan Rendering Code Yielding Great...   Linux Gaming   02 Mar 2021
OpenGL vs. Vulkan Performance For Portal 2 With Radeon...   Linux Gaming   20 Feb 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
A Preliminary Look At Radeon RX 6800 XT Windows...   Display Drivers   10 Dec 2020
Intel Xe Graphics' Incredible Performance Uplift From...   Graphics Cards   23 Oct 2020
NVIDIA GeForce vs. AMD Radeon Vulkan Neural Network...   Display Drivers   25 Sep 2020
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
RADV+ACO Outperforming AMDVLK, AMDGPU-PRO Vulkan...   Display Drivers   15 Apr 2020
X-Plane 11 Flight Simulator With Vulkan Performing...   Linux Gaming   08 Apr 2020
Vulkan Ray-Tracing Arrives With New Khronos Extension   Display Drivers   17 Mar 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
Mesa 20.0 Is Imminent With New Intel OpenGL Default,...   Display Drivers   19 Feb 2020
Radeon RX 5600 XT With New vBIOS Offering Better Linux...   Graphics Cards   24 Jan 2020
Vulkan 1.2 Arrives With An Eye On Greater Performance,...   Display Drivers   15 Jan 2020
How The Radeon RX 5700 XT Navi Linux Performance Has...   Display Drivers   30 Dec 2019
The Performance Advancements Of The Radeon Open-Source...   Display Drivers   22 Dec 2019
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
RADV's ACO Back-End Is Helping Radeon Navi Linux...   Display Drivers   22 Nov 2019
23-Way Graphics Card Comparison With Shadow of the...   Linux Gaming   18 Nov 2019
Zink Benchmarks - Mesa OpenGL Running Over Vulkan   Display Drivers   17 Nov 2019
Windows 10 vs. Ubuntu 19.10 vs. Clear Linux...   Operating Systems   10 Nov 2019
Intel Core i7-1065G7 Ice Lake Linux Performance...   Processors   22 Oct 2019
Windows 10 vs. Linux OpenGL/Vulkan Driver Performance...   Display Drivers   15 Oct 2019
Radeon RADV "ACO" Performance On Mesa 19.3...   Display Drivers   05 Oct 2019
NVIDIA RTX 2060 / 2070 / 2080 SUPER Linux Gaming...   Graphics Cards   26 Sep 2019
Intel Core i9 9900K vs. AMD Ryzen 9 3900X Linux Gaming...   Linux Gaming   29 Aug 2019
Benchmarking Valve's RADV+ACO Yields Fastest...   Display Drivers   08 Jul 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
GeForce GTX 650 vs. GTX 1650 Performance For Linux...   Graphics Cards   15 May 2019
Radeon RX 560/570/580 vs. GeForce GTX 1060/1650/1660...   Graphics Cards   06 May 2019
LG's 4K FreeSync/Adaptive-Sync Display For Just $219...   Computers   01 May 2019
AMDVLK vs. RADV Radeon Vulkan Driver Performance For...   Display Drivers   11 Apr 2019
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Linux Benchmarks   Graphics Cards   20 Mar 2019
AMDGPU vs. Radeon Kernel Driver Performance On Linux...   Computers   07 Mar 2019
A Final Look At The OpenGL vs. Vulkan Performance For...   Linux Gaming   26 Feb 2019
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Linux Gaming Benchmarks   Graphics Cards   25 Feb 2019
AMD Radeon VII Linux Benchmarks - Powerful Open-Source...   Graphics Cards   07 Feb 2019
Radeon ROCm 2.0 OpenCL Benchmarks With Linux 5.0 On...   Display Drivers   30 Jan 2019
The AMD Radeon RX Vega Launch Performance Compared To...   Display Drivers   24 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
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760/960/1060 / RTX 2060 Linux...   Graphics Cards   15 Jan 2019
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Linux Performance From Gaming...   Graphics Cards   08 Jan 2019
NVIDIA's Linux Driver Saw Some Nice Performance Gains...   Display Drivers   29 Dec 2018
The GPU Compute Performance From The NVIDIA GeForce...   Graphics Cards   25 Dec 2018
Initial Linux Benchmarks Of The NVIDIA TITAN RTX...   Graphics Cards   22 Dec 2018
RadeonSI Gallium3D Made Some More OpenGL Performance...   Display Drivers   21 Dec 2018
The RADV Radeon Vulkan Driver Performance Over 2018   Display Drivers   20 Dec 2018
AMD Radeon RX 590 Linux Benchmarks, 18-Way NVIDIA/AMD...   Graphics Cards   07 Dec 2018
Radeon Vulkan Driver Benchmarks: AMDVLK 2018.4.2 vs....   Display Drivers   25 Nov 2018
AMDGPU+RADV Linux Gaming On GCN 1.0/1.1, 25-Way...   Linux Gaming   24 Nov 2018
NVIDIA & AMD Linux Gaming Performance For Total...   Linux Gaming   22 Nov 2018
20-Way AMD / NVIDIA Linux Gaming Benchmarks For The...   Linux Gaming   18 Nov 2018
16-Way Graphics Card Comparison With Valve's Steam...   Linux Gaming   06 Nov 2018
RADV vs. AMDVLK vs. Radeon Software Vulkan Driver...   Display Drivers   04 Oct 2018
12-Way Intel / AMD Integrated Graphics Linux Tests On...   Display Drivers   28 Sep 2018
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 To RTX 2080 Ti Graphics/Compute...   Graphics Cards   20 Sep 2018
Initial NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Linux Benchmarks   Graphics Cards   19 Sep 2018
September 2018 Drivers: The Current Linux Performance...   Display Drivers   11 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
A Fresh Look At The NVIDIA vs. Radeon Linux...   Linux Gaming   20 Aug 2018
SIGGRAPH 2018: OpenCL-Next Taking Shape, Vulkan...   Software   13 Aug 2018
20-Way NVIDIA/AMD Vulkan Linux Gaming Performance...   Linux Gaming   26 Jul 2018
Vulkan vs. OpenGL Performance For Linux Games   Linux Gaming   14 Jul 2018
Windows 10 vs. Ubuntu Linux With OpenGL/Vulkan On GTX...   Display Drivers   28 Jun 2018
Radeon Software 18.20 vs. Mesa 18.2 RadeonSI/RADV...   Display Drivers   26 Jun 2018
Core i7 8700K vs. Ryzen 7 2700X For Vulkan Gaming With...   Linux Gaming   11 Jun 2018
25-Way NVIDIA/AMD Linux Graphics Comparison For...   Linux Gaming   10 Jun 2018
NVIDIA vs. AMD Linux GPU Performance For THRONES OF...   Linux Gaming   07 Jun 2018
macOS 10.13 vs. Windows 10 vs....   Operating Systems   06 Jun 2018
Dota 2 Vulkan Performance Across MacOS, Windows 10...   Linux Gaming   05 Jun 2018
Clear Linux Now Offers Radeon Mesa Graphics Support,...   Operating Systems   02 Jun 2018
Ryzen 7 2700 / Ryzen 7 2700X / Core i7 8700K Linux...   Linux Gaming   21 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
Core i7 8700K vs. Ryzen 7 2700X With Rise of The Tomb...   Linux Gaming   26 Apr 2018

Vulkan Linux News

DXVK 1.9.1 Released With Several Game Fixes   Linux Gaming   26 Jul 2021
AMDVLK 2021.Q3.2 Released With New Extensions,...   AMD   22 Jul 2021
Mesa 21.2-rc2 Released With An Initial Batch Of Fixes   Mesa   22 Jul 2021
Open-Source Radeon Tools Updated With Expanded RDNA(2)...   Radeon   21 Jul 2021
LLVMpipe Effectively At OpenGL 4.6 With Anistropic...   Mesa   21 Jul 2021
Arm Mali "Valhall" Reverse-Engineering...   Arm   20 Jul 2021
Vulkan 1.2.185 Introduces Several New Extensions -...   Vulkan   20 Jul 2021
NVIDIA Releases More GameWorks Projects As Open-Source...   NVIDIA   19 Jul 2021
NVIDIA Releases 470.57.02 Linux Driver, DLSS SDK Adds...   NVIDIA   19 Jul 2021
Godot 4 Is Focusing On Vulkan + OpenGL ES 3.0, OpenGL...   Linux Gaming   18 Jul 2021
Squeezing More Performance Out Of Intel Tiger Lake Xe...   Intel   18 Jul 2021
O3DE Game Engine Seeing Progress On Linux Editor   Linux Gaming   16 Jul 2021
AMD Posts FidelityFX Super Resolution Source Code   AMD   15 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
Steam Client Update Brings Numerous Linux Fixes, More...   Valve   13 Jul 2021
Raspberry Pi's V3DV Vulkan Driver Now Supports...   Mesa   12 Jul 2021
GStreamer Making Progress On Vulkan Video Support   Vulkan   10 Jul 2021
Zink Now Supports OpenGL ES 3.2 Over Vulkan   Mesa   09 Jul 2021
AMDVLK 2021.Q3.1 Vulkan Driver Released   Radeon   09 Jul 2021
VKD3D-Proton 2.4 Released With Better Performance,...   Valve   08 Jul 2021
Libre-SOC Test ASIC Going To Fabrication, Using TSMC...   Hardware   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
Vulkan 1.2.184 Includes NVIDIA Extension For RDMA...   Vulkan   05 Jul 2021
AMD's Linux Strides In H1'21 From FreeSync HDMI To...   AMD   04 Jul 2021
New/Updated Benchmarks For June From GravityMark To...   Phoronix Test Suite   03 Jul 2021
Intel Crocus, Linux 5.13, Other Vendor Happenings Made...   Phoronix   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
Proton 6.3-5 Released With A Number Of Improvements...   Linux Gaming   25 Jun 2021
AMDVLK 2021.Q2.6 Vulkan Driver Released - Removes...   Radeon   25 Jun 2021
Valve's Dota 2 Adds AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution   Valve   24 Jun 2021
Work-In-Progress RadeonSI+Nine Showing Big Performance...   Mesa   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
NVIDIA Posts 470 Linux Driver Beta With Better Wayland...   NVIDIA   22 Jun 2021
AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution Source Code Coming...   Radeon   22 Jun 2021
AMD Drops Pre-Polaris GPU Support From Their Mainline...   Radeon   22 Jun 2021
NVIDIA Releasing DLSS Support For Vulkan API Games On...   NVIDIA   21 Jun 2021
Vulkan 1.2.182 Released With Some Prominent Extensions...   Vulkan   21 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
Proton 6.3-5 RC Allows More Windows Games To Run On...   Linux Gaming   18 Jun 2021
Pending Patches Allow Direct3D 9 "Gallium...   Mesa   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
Left 4 Dead 2 Updated With Vulkan Rendering Via DXVK,...   Linux Gaming   15 Jun 2021
DXVK 1.9 Brings Conservative Rasterization For Running...   Valve   15 Jun 2021
GravityMark Launches As Cross-API Graphics Benchmark...   Free Software   15 Jun 2021
NVIDIA Confirms Plans To Drop "Kepler" GPU...   NVIDIA   11 Jun 2021
AMDVLK 2021.Q2.5 Released As A Minor Radeon Vulkan...   Radeon   11 Jun 2021
AMD Has Yellow Carp Ready For Linux 5.14, More Smart...   Radeon   10 Jun 2021
Khronos Standards Group Launches Certification Program...   Standards   09 Jun 2021
Experimental Wayland Driver For Wine Now Supports...   WINE   07 Jun 2021
Vulkan 1.2.180 Released With Two New Extensions   Vulkan   07 Jun 2021
Arm Releases ASTC Encoder 3.0 With Even Better...   Arm   04 Jun 2021
NVIDIA 460.84 Linux Driver Released With GeForce RTX...   NVIDIA   03 Jun 2021
AMD Queues More Beige Goby Bring-Up, 16bpc Format For...   Radeon   03 Jun 2021
Mesa 21.1.2 Released - RadeonSI Now Disables DFSM For...   Mesa   02 Jun 2021
Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan Sees Reworked Shader Cache So It...   Mesa   01 Jun 2021
Windows vs. Linux, 5.13 Kernel, FreeBSD 13, Other May...   Free Software   01 Jun 2021
AMD Introduces FidelityFX Super Resolution, NVIDIA...   NVIDIA   01 Jun 2021
Experimental RADV Code Allows Vulkan Ray-Tracing On...   Radeon   31 May 2021
NVIDIA vs. AMD Linux Gaming Performance For End Of May...   Hardware   30 May 2021
RenderDoc 1.14 Released With Support For Vulkan's...   Vulkan   29 May 2021
Intel's OpenGL Mesa Drivers Now In Good Shape For...   Intel   27 May 2021
Quake II RTX Performance For AMD Radeon 6000 Series...   NVIDIA   27 May 2021
Unreal Engine 5 Hits Early Access, Linux Still...   Linux Gaming   26 May 2021
AMDVLK 2021.Q2.4 Released With Two More Extensions...   Radeon   26 May 2021
BLAKE3 Cryptographic Hash Implementation Preparing For...   Free Software   26 May 2021
LibreOffice 7.2 Alpha 1 Released For This Open-Source...   LibreOffice   25 May 2021
OpenMandriva Lx 4.3 RC Released With LLVM 12...   Operating Systems   24 May 2021
The Forge Rendering Framework Adds Runtime API...   Vulkan   23 May 2021
VirtIO-GPU/Graphics Support Is Improving In QEMU But...   Virtualization   22 May 2021
Mesa 21.1.1 Released With More Open-Source AMD / Intel...   Mesa   19 May 2021
W3C Posts First Public Working Drafts For WebGPU,...   Standards   18 May 2021
Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan Now "100%-1000%...   Mesa   18 May 2021
NVIDIA 465.31 Linux Driver Released With RTX 3050...   NVIDIA   18 May 2021
AMDVLK 2021.Q2.3 Released With CPU Optimization,...   Radeon   18 May 2021
AMDVLK 2021.Q2.2 Driver Re-Released   Radeon   13 May 2021
Qualcomm Adreno 660 Support Published For Open-Source...   Hardware   13 May 2021
AMD Publishes Radeon Rays 4.1 As Open-Source   Radeon   11 May 2021
NVIDIA Adding Experimental Vulkan Support For...   NVIDIA   10 May 2021
Qt 6.1 Released With More Modules Ported To Qt6   Qt   06 May 2021
Turnip Vulkan Driver Continues Maturing, Correctly...   Mesa   06 May 2021
Mesa 21.1 Released With RADV Variable Rate Shading,...   Mesa   05 May 2021
VMware Prepares Linux Driver For Next-Gen Virtual GPU   Virtualization   05 May 2021
Intel's Linux Vulkan Driver Adds Fragment Shading Rate...   Intel   03 May 2021
Early Gallium3D Work Has Begun Around Apple's M1 GPU...   Mesa   02 May 2021
Intel Proposes Calibrated Timestamps As It Works...   Vulkan   02 May 2021
New, Updated Benchmarks For April From WRF To Chia +...   Phoronix Test Suite   02 May 2021
Hypocrite Commits, Rocket Lake Benchmarks, Arch's New...   Phoronix   01 May 2021
IWOCL + SYCLcon 2021 Slides/Videos Published For Lots...   Linux Events   29 Apr 2021
AMDVLK 2021.Q2.2 Brings Minor Improvements But No...   Radeon   28 Apr 2021
Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan Now Correctly Rendering......   Mesa   27 Apr 2021
OpenCL 3.0.7 Released With New Extensions   Standards   26 Apr 2021