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 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
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

Vulkan Linux News

Game Porting Firm Feral Interactive's Days Could Be...   Linux Gaming   26 Feb 2020
Intel Boosts Gen7 GPU Vulkan Compute Performance By...   Intel   25 Feb 2020
Running The Linux 5.6 Kernel With AMD Radeon Graphics   Radeon   25 Feb 2020
Intel Adds VA-API Acceleration For HEVC REXT To FFmpeg   Intel   25 Feb 2020
Radeon Pro Software for Enterprise 20.Q1.1 for Linux...   Radeon   22 Feb 2020
NVIDIA Demonstrates Porting Of DirectX Ray-Tracing To...   NVIDIA   22 Feb 2020
AMDVLK 2020.Q1.2 Released With Vulkan 1.2 Support   Radeon   22 Feb 2020
Mesa's RADV Vulkan Driver Adding Compatibility For Use...   Mesa   21 Feb 2020
RADV Vulkan Driver Adds Option For Zeroing Out Video...   Mesa   20 Feb 2020
NVIDIA Posts Firmware Needed For Open-Source GeForce...   Nouveau   19 Feb 2020
Mesa 20.0 Released With Big Improvements For Intel,...   Mesa   19 Feb 2020
LLVM Adds MLIR-Vulkan-Runner To Run MLIR On...   LLVM   19 Feb 2020
LibreOffice 7 Continues Plumbing Its Vulkan Rendering...   LibreOffice   19 Feb 2020
RADV Driver Adds VK_EXT_line_rasterization In...   Vulkan   19 Feb 2020
RADV Vulkan Driver Makes A Few More Improvements For...   Radeon   17 Feb 2020
Vulkan 1.2.133 Released With...   Vulkan   16 Feb 2020
NVIDIA 440.58.01 Linux Driver Fixes Vulkan Game...   NVIDIA   16 Feb 2020
Mesa 20.0-RC3 Released Along With Mesa 19.3.4 As The...   Mesa   14 Feb 2020
TURNIP Open-Source Adreno Vulkan Driver Adds A618...   Mesa   14 Feb 2020
Radeon "sisched" Scheduler Is Made Obsolete...   Radeon   13 Feb 2020
Mesa Developers Discuss LTO'ing + PGO'ing Builds For...   Mesa   13 Feb 2020
Godot Merges Its Vulkan Renderer Ahead Of The v4.0...   Linux Gaming   11 Feb 2020
Radeon R600 Gallium3D Lands NIR Support In Mesa 20.1   Mesa   10 Feb 2020
Zink In Mesa For OpenGL Over Vulkan Should Be Back To...   Mesa   08 Feb 2020
Mesa 20.0-RC2 Brings Many Intel Vulkan + OpenGL...   Mesa   07 Feb 2020
DXVK 1.5.4 Brings Various Game Fixes For Direct3D Over...   Linux Gaming   07 Feb 2020
Mozilla Developer Talks Up WGPU As Their WebGPU...   Mozilla   06 Feb 2020
Early Out Of Tree Patches Let Wine Run Natively On...   WINE   04 Feb 2020
Intel's Linux Graphics Stack Is Close To Landing A...   Intel   03 Feb 2020
New Vulkan Extension Could Enhance Frame Timing...   Vulkan   02 Feb 2020
vkBasalt 0.3 Vulkan Layer Adds Support For Using...   Vulkan   02 Feb 2020
Nouveau Still Pushing Forward In 2020 Thanks To Red...   Nouveau   01 Feb 2020
Raspberry Pi Foundation Gets Back To Working On A...   Hardware   31 Jan 2020
Mesa 20.0-rc1 Released With Intel Gallium3D Default,...   Mesa   30 Jan 2020
DXVK 1.5.3 Released - Helps Games Like Skyrim + Mafia...   Linux Gaming   30 Jan 2020
Linux 5.6 Graphics Changes Bring Open-Source NVIDIA...   Linux Kernel   30 Jan 2020
RADV Re-Enables NGG Geometry Shader Support   Mesa   30 Jan 2020
There Is Experimental Patches Providing Support For...   WINE   29 Jan 2020
Mesa 20.0's RADV Driver Deems Navi/GFX10 Stable,...   Mesa   29 Jan 2020
GTK4 Data Transfer APIs Being Modernized Around...   GNOME   29 Jan 2020
We Love Performance... So We Love LibreOffice 6.4 With...   LibreOffice   29 Jan 2020
Godot 3.2 Open-Source Game Engine Released With Better...   Linux Gaming   29 Jan 2020
Sony Now "Officially" Maintaining The Linux...   Hardware   28 Jan 2020
Godot's Vulkan Renderer Is Already Picking Up New...   Vulkan   28 Jan 2020
Mesa 19.3.3 Released With Many Fixes   Mesa   28 Jan 2020
Valve's ACO Helps The Radeon RX 5600 XT Compete With...   Linux Gaming   25 Jan 2020
Intel's Vulkan Driver Squeezes Another Optimization...   Intel   25 Jan 2020
WineD3D Vulkan Back-End Is Back In The Works Following...   WINE   25 Jan 2020
DXVK 1.5.2 Released With Many Game Fixes   Linux Gaming   24 Jan 2020
Nsight Graphics 2020.1 Released With Profiling For...   NVIDIA   24 Jan 2020
Valve's ACO Shader Compiler Back-End For Radeon Vulkan...   Radeon   23 Jan 2020
LibreOffice 7.0 Is The Version Now In Development With...   LibreOffice   23 Jan 2020
Vulkan 1.2 Comes To macOS / iOS Via Updated MoltenVK   Vulkan   23 Jan 2020
Mesa 20.0 Feature Development Is Ending Next Week   Mesa   23 Jan 2020
Android-x86 Is Still Working Towards Its 9.0...   Operating Systems   22 Jan 2020
AMDVLK 2020.Q1.1 Brings Some Performance Tuning, Still...   Radeon   22 Jan 2020
Vulkan 1.2.132 Released As The First Documentation...   Vulkan   22 Jan 2020
Wine 5.0 Released With Big Improvements For Gaming,...   WINE   21 Jan 2020
Intel's Vulkan Driver Begins Making Infrastructure...   Intel   20 Jan 2020
Think Silicon's GLOVE OpenGL-Over-Vulkan Library Now...   Vulkan   20 Jan 2020
RenderDoc 1.6 Released, NVIDIA + AMD + Intel All...   Vulkan   15 Jan 2020
There Is Finally Open-Source Accelerated NVIDIA Turing...   Nouveau   15 Jan 2020
A Slew Of ACO Optimizations For The Radeon Vulkan...   Mesa   15 Jan 2020
CoreAVI VkCoreGL SC1 Hits Compliance For Ushering...   Vulkan   14 Jan 2020
RADV's Next-Gen Geometry Code Continues To Be Revised...   Radeon   13 Jan 2020
Linux 5.5-rc6 Released With Some Notable Radeon...   Linux Kernel   12 Jan 2020
The Big Highlights Of Wine 5.0 From FAudio Integration...   WINE   12 Jan 2020
DXVK 1.5.1 Released With D3D9 Performance...   Linux Gaming   09 Jan 2020
Mesa 19.3.2 Released With All The Intel + AMD Driver...   Mesa   09 Jan 2020
AMDGPU Linux 5.5 Fixes 8K / 4K120 Output, Hits Sync...   Radeon   09 Jan 2020
AMD Drops TGSI Support From Their RadeonSI OpenGL...   Radeon   07 Jan 2020
Zink Is Moving Closer To OpenGL 3.0 Support Over...   Mesa   04 Jan 2020
Mesa Development Activity Was Up By ~20% In 2019, Just...   Mesa   03 Jan 2020
Godot 4.0 Game Engine Aiming For Release With Vulkan...   Linux Gaming   01 Jan 2020
Happy New Year + A Look Back At The Most Popular Linux...   Phoronix   31 Dec 2019
The Experimental GCN 1.0 GPU Support Might Be Dropped...   Radeon   31 Dec 2019
MLIR Lands In LLVM - Boosting LLVM For Heterogeneous...   LLVM   30 Dec 2019
Libre RISC-V Accelerator Secures 300k EUR In Grants,...   Hardware   29 Dec 2019
Clear Linux Defined Linux Performance These Past Few...   Clear Linux   29 Dec 2019
Mesa 20.0's LLVMpipe Now Supports Running OpenCL On...   Mesa   27 Dec 2019
Google's IREE To Demonstrate Machine Learning Via...   LLVM   26 Dec 2019
The 2010s Were Very Successful For Wine Thanks To...   WINE   26 Dec 2019
X-Plane 11.50 Flight Simulator Preparing For Public...   Linux Gaming   26 Dec 2019
LLVM Began Its Dominance Of The Compiler Landscape...   LLVM   25 Dec 2019
AMDVLK 2019.Q4.5 Vulkan Driver Adds A Couple More...   Radeon   23 Dec 2019
Mesa's LLVMpipe Software OpenGL Driver Now Uses NIR By...   Mesa   21 Dec 2019
Vulkan 1.1.130 SDK Released - GFX Reconstruct...   Vulkan   21 Dec 2019
Proton 4.11-11 Released With DXVK 1.5, Few Game Fixes   Valve   19 Dec 2019
Alpine Linux 3.11 Introduces KDE/GNOME Desktop...   Operating Systems   19 Dec 2019
Life Is Strange 2 Released For Linux With Vulkan...   Linux Gaming   19 Dec 2019
2010 Through 2019 NVIDIA Linux News Topped By Linus...   NVIDIA   19 Dec 2019
Mesa 19.3.1 Released With A Few Intel + Radeon...   Mesa   18 Dec 2019
The Biggest Open-Source / Linux Radeon News Of The...   Radeon   18 Dec 2019
MoltenVK Updated For Providing Vulkan 1.1.130 SDK...   Vulkan   17 Dec 2019
DXVK 1.5 Released With The Newly-Added Direct3D 9...   Linux Gaming   16 Dec 2019
D9VK Merged Into Upstream DXVK   Vulkan   16 Dec 2019
AMD's GPU Performance API Library 3.5 Drops ROCm/HSA...   AMD   15 Dec 2019
D9VK 0.40 Uses Async Present On All Drivers, Various...   Vulkan   14 Dec 2019
Mesa 20.0-devel Intel Gallium3D Performance Benchmarks...   Intel   14 Dec 2019
Feral's Lead Vulkan Developer Leaves The Company For...   Linux Gaming   13 Dec 2019