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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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
20-Way NVIDIA GeForce / AMD Radeon GPU Comparison For...   Linux Gaming   19 Apr 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
NVIDIA 396.18 Linux Benchmarks, Testing Their New...   Display Drivers   11 Apr 2018
Radeon GPUs Are Increasingly Competing With NVIDIA...   Linux Gaming   19 Mar 2018
Vulkan 1.1 Released As The First Major Update To This...   Display Drivers   07 Mar 2018
Vulkan Is Now Available On macOS/iOS By MoltenVK Being...   Operating Systems   26 Feb 2018
AMD Raven Ridge Graphics On Linux vs. Lower-End NVIDIA...   Graphics Cards   16 Feb 2018
AMD Vega 8 Graphics Performance On Linux With The...   Graphics Cards   14 Feb 2018
Ryzen 5 2400G Radeon Vega Linux OpenGL/Vulkan Gaming...   Processors   13 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
Vulkan Continues To Show Its Gaming Strength On...   Linux Gaming   26 Jan 2018
Intel OpenGL vs. Vulkan Performance With Mesa 18.0   Display Drivers   21 Jan 2018
Linux Gaming For Older/Lower-End Graphics Cards In...   Linux Gaming   19 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
AMDVLK vs. RADV vs. AMDGPU-PRO 17.50 Vulkan...   Display Drivers   24 Dec 2017
OpenGL vs. Vulkan Linux Gaming Performance Ending Out...   Linux Gaming   22 Dec 2017
AMD Open-Source Driver For Vulkan "AMDVLK"...   Display Drivers   22 Dec 2017
AMDGPU-PRO 17.50 vs. RADV/RadeonSI Radeon Linux Gaming...   Display Drivers   12 Dec 2017
Happy Holidays: AMD Finally Pushing Out Open-Source...   Display Drivers   12 Dec 2017
AMDGPU-PRO 17.50 Now Bundles Open-Source Components,...   Display Drivers   12 Dec 2017
NVIDIA 387.34 vs. Linux 4.15 + Mesa 17.4-dev Radeon...   Display Drivers   09 Dec 2017
Some Basic macOS 10.13 vs. Ubuntu 17.10 OpenGL Gaming...   Operating Systems   09 Nov 2017
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, Takes On The Radeon RX...   Graphics Cards   07 Nov 2017
F1 2017 On Linux With 23 Graphics Cards, NVIDIA +...   Linux Gaming   06 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
Open-Source Win: RADV Trades Blows With AMDGPU-PRO...   Linux Gaming   04 Nov 2017
Radeon RADV vs. NVIDIA Vulkan Performance For F1 2017...   Linux Gaming   03 Nov 2017
10-Way NVIDIA GeForce Linux Vulkan Performance For F1...   Linux Gaming   02 Nov 2017
AMDGPU vs. Radeon DRM With Linux 4.14 On GCN 1.0/SI...   Display Drivers   29 Oct 2017
RadeonSI/RADV Mesa 17.3 + AMDGPU DC vs. NVIDIA 387.12...   Graphics Cards   25 Oct 2017
Mesa 17.3 With RADV Vulkan Running Great With Polaris,...   Display Drivers   24 Oct 2017
Intel Graphics Performance: Ubuntu 17.04 vs. 17.10   Linux Gaming   20 Oct 2017
NVIDIA 387.12 Vulkan vs. OpenGL Performance Across...   Linux Gaming   11 Oct 2017
Intel Core i3, i5, i7 With NVIDIA vs. AMD Radeon For...   Linux Gaming   10 Oct 2017
RADV Vulkan vs. RadeonSI OpenGL Performance With Linux...   Display Drivers   22 Sep 2017
Core i7 / Core i9 / Ryzen 7 / Threadripper...   Linux Gaming   29 Aug 2017
Ryzen 3 Linux Gaming Benchmarks: NVIDIA vs. AMD Radeon   Linux Gaming   20 Aug 2017

Vulkan Linux News

Homura Is A Windows Game Launcher For FreeBSD -...   BSD   22 Sep 2019
DXVK 1.4 Released With Updates Against Direct3D 11.4,...   Linux Gaming   21 Sep 2019
NVIDIA's Nsight Graphics 2019.5 Released With Better...   NVIDIA   21 Sep 2019
Valve's ACO Shader Compiler For The Mesa Radeon Vulkan...   Mesa   19 Sep 2019
Performance-Boosting DFSM Support Flipped On & Off...   Radeon   19 Sep 2019
Valve's ACO Shader Compiler Under Review For The Mesa...   Radeon   18 Sep 2019
Radeon Navi 12/14 Open-Source Driver Support Now Being...   Radeon   17 Sep 2019
Vulkan 1.1.123 Released With Two New Extensions   Vulkan   16 Sep 2019
Radeon RADV Vulkan Driver Tackling NGG Stream-Out   Radeon   16 Sep 2019
The State Of Qt Quick Vulkan Support With Qt 5.14   Qt   16 Sep 2019
Mesa Vulkan Drivers Now Tracking Game Engine/Version...   Radeon   15 Sep 2019
Wine 4.16 Bringing Better Compatibility With Windows...   WINE   13 Sep 2019
Qt 5.14 Is Bringing Significantly Better HiDPI Support   Qt   13 Sep 2019
AMDGPU Driver Looking To Re-Enable...   Radeon   12 Sep 2019
Mesa 19.2-RC3 Released While Final Release Expected...   Mesa   12 Sep 2019
MoltenVK Continues Improving The Vulkan Experience On...   Vulkan   11 Sep 2019
Vulkan 1.1.122 Brings Extension Documenting...   Vulkan   09 Sep 2019
Lutris 0.5.3 Released With D9VK Option, Support For...   Linux Gaming   08 Sep 2019
Intel's Vulkan Driver Now Hooks Into DriConf For...   Intel   07 Sep 2019
NVIDIA 435.19.03 Vulkan Linux Driver Brings DXVK Fixes   NVIDIA   07 Sep 2019
Intel Linux Graphics Stack Gets Another Speed Boost -...   Intel   06 Sep 2019
Intel Graphics Compiler Changes For Gen12 - Biggest...   Intel   06 Sep 2019
Mesa 19.2-RC2 Released Following Delay - Many Iris,...   Mesa   05 Sep 2019
NVIDIA Lands Another New OpenGL Extension In 2019...   NVIDIA   04 Sep 2019
Google Releases Android 10 With "Vulkan...   Google   03 Sep 2019
Godot Begins Working On Its Vulkan 3D Rendering...   Vulkan   02 Sep 2019
DAV1D Experimenting With Vulkan & OpenGL ES GPU...   Multimedia   02 Sep 2019
AMD EPYC 7002 & Ryzen 3000 Series Dominated Linux...   Phoronix   01 Sep 2019
The EOMA68 Upgradeable ARM Board Faces Another...   Hardware   31 Aug 2019
NVIDIA 435.21 & 435.19.02 Linux Drivers Released   NVIDIA   29 Aug 2019
GTK 4.0 Isn't Expected To Be Released Until Autumn...   GNOME   29 Aug 2019
AMDVLK 2019.Q3.5 AMD Vulkan Driver Brings Fixes &...   AMD   29 Aug 2019
Navi 14 Is Ready To Go On Mesa 19.3 Git &...   Mesa   29 Aug 2019
FFmpeg Adds AMD AMF Vulkan Support For Linux Users   Multimedia   28 Aug 2019
Google's SwiftShader Now Supports Vulkan 1.1   Vulkan   28 Aug 2019
Unity 2019.3 Beta Released With Renderer Improvements,...   Linux Gaming   27 Aug 2019
D9VK 0.20 Offers Performance Improvements, New...   Vulkan   26 Aug 2019
Vulkan 1.1.121 Brings AMD Device Coherent Memory...   Vulkan   25 Aug 2019
Open-Source GPU Drivers For Embedded Have Been...   Hardware   25 Aug 2019
Mesa Radeon Vulkan Driver Sees ~30% Performance Boost...   Mesa   24 Aug 2019
Valve's Proton Offers Branch With VKD3D For Direct3D...   Valve   23 Aug 2019
Intel's OpenGL Linux Driver Now Has OpenGL 4.6 Support...   Intel   21 Aug 2019
Mesa 19.2-RC1 Released But Intel Still Looking To Add...   Mesa   20 Aug 2019
CodeWeavers Reflects On The Wild Year Since Valve...   Valve   20 Aug 2019
RADV Vulkan Driver Lands Renoir APU Support In Time...   Mesa   20 Aug 2019
Vulkan 1.1.120 Released As The Newest Maintenance...   Vulkan   17 Aug 2019
AMDVLK 2019.Q3.4 Vulkan Driver Enables Atomic...   Radeon   15 Aug 2019
AMD Renoir Lands In Mesa's RadeonSI - Further Pointing...   Radeon   14 Aug 2019
The Qt Company Announces Its New High-Level 3D API -...   Qt   14 Aug 2019
NVIDIA 435.17 Linux Beta Driver Adds Vulkan + OpenGL...   NVIDIA   13 Aug 2019
Vulkan Video Decoding Coming In H1'2020, Ray-Tracing...   Standards   13 Aug 2019
NVIDIA Continues To Be Involved With Making Vulkan...   Vulkan   13 Aug 2019
Intel's Linux Graphics Driver Developers Discover...   Intel   12 Aug 2019
Vulkan 1.1.119 Already Released With Another New...   Vulkan   12 Aug 2019
Stepping Towards Better VR Headset Support On Wayland   Wayland   12 Aug 2019
Vulkan 1.1.118 Released With New AMD Extensions   Vulkan   11 Aug 2019
Lars Knoll Shares His Technical Vision For The Qt 6...   Qt   07 Aug 2019
Khronos Releases OpenCL 2.2-11 While Still Waiting For...   Standards   07 Aug 2019
AMD Submits Navi 12/14 & Arcturus GPU Support Code...   Radeon   07 Aug 2019
RADV Driver Plumbs Navi Support For...   Mesa   07 Aug 2019
Etnaviv Gallium3D Picks Up A NIR Compiler   Mesa   07 Aug 2019
Valve's ACO Compiler, Zink, FreeSync & Other...   X.Org   06 Aug 2019
DXVK 1.3.2 Released With Fixes/Improvements For The...   Vulkan   05 Aug 2019
Mesa 19.1.4: Intel Vulkan Fixes For Older Generations,...   Mesa   04 Aug 2019
Godot Making Progress On Vulkan Support, Threaded...   Vulkan   03 Aug 2019
Radeon Vulkan Driver Now Supports Wave32 Support For...   Vulkan   03 Aug 2019
Broadcom's VC4/V3D Driver Developer Parts Ways To Join...   Mesa   02 Aug 2019
AMD Sends Out Linux Kernel Driver Support For Navi 12...   Radeon   01 Aug 2019
Intel's Linux Graphics Driver Begins Preparing For...   Intel   01 Aug 2019
AMD Dominated The Conversation Among Linux/Open-Source...   Phoronix   01 Aug 2019
Radeon RADV Vulkan Driver Adds Navi Wave32 Support For...   Radeon   31 Jul 2019
Proton Re-Based To Wine 4.11, Adds D9VK Direct3D 9,...   Valve   30 Jul 2019
Valve Funded Development Of Xrdesktop - Lets GNOME...   Valve   30 Jul 2019
Unity 2019.2 Released With Latest Features For This...   Linux Gaming   30 Jul 2019
MoltenVK Now Supports More Vulkan Extensions, Begins...   Vulkan   30 Jul 2019
Valve's ACO AMD Shader Compiler Now Can Handle Vertex...   Valve   30 Jul 2019
Purism Finally Announces The Firmed Up Specifications...   Hardware   29 Jul 2019
Vulkan 1.1.117 Adds Line Rasterization - Helping Out...   Vulkan   29 Jul 2019
AMDVLK 2019.Q3.3 Released With More Navi Performance...   Radeon   29 Jul 2019
Collabora Still Investing In "Zink" For...   Vulkan   26 Jul 2019
MoltenVK 1.0.36 Released With Many Fixes &...   Vulkan   24 Jul 2019
RADV's Navi Support Gets Patches For Vulkan Transform...   Mesa   24 Jul 2019
RADV Lands Binning Support For GFX10/Navi For Faster...   Mesa   23 Jul 2019
Radeon Cauldron 1.0 Released As AMD's New SDK...   Radeon   23 Jul 2019
Mesa 19.1.3 Led By Fixes For Intel & Radeon Vulkan...   Mesa   23 Jul 2019
GFX-RS Portability 0.7 Released With Vulkan Events,...   Programming   22 Jul 2019
Vulkan 1.1.116 Published With Subgroup Size Control...   Vulkan   21 Jul 2019
DXVK 1.3.1 Brings Logging Improvements, GPU Load...   Vulkan   20 Jul 2019
Mesa 19.2 Is Just Six Patches Away From Seeing OpenGL...   Mesa   17 Jul 2019
AMDVLK 2019.Q3.2 Released With Navi 10 Support   Radeon   16 Jul 2019
A Vulkan Extension Is Being Worked On To Acquire...   Vulkan   16 Jul 2019
D9VK 0.13f Brings Extra Features For Direct3D 9 Over...   Vulkan   15 Jul 2019
The Massive DRM Pull Request With AMDGPU Navi Support...   Linux Kernel   15 Jul 2019
Vulkan 1.1.115 Released With Another Batch Of...   Vulkan   14 Jul 2019
Unreal Engine 4.23 Preview Brings Virtual Texturing,...   Linux Gaming   14 Jul 2019
DXVK 1.3 Released With Discard Optimization, Async...   Linux Gaming   13 Jul 2019
RADV Picks Up Geometry Shader Support For Navi/GFX10   Radeon   11 Jul 2019
AMDGPU & RadeonSI Linux Drivers See More Navi...   Radeon   10 Jul 2019
AMD Opens Up Its Contrast Adaptive Sharpening Under...   Radeon   10 Jul 2019
D9VK 0.13 Brings Fixed Function Support, Other...   Vulkan   09 Jul 2019