HiZ is a performance-boosting feature found on modern graphics processors and supported by most Linux GPU drivers.

HiZ Articles & Reviews

Mesa Git Delivering Faster Intel Vulkan Performance, Closer To OpenGL Driver Speed   Display Drivers   2017-01-16
Radeon HyperZ In Open-Source On Older Hardware   Display Drivers   2012-02-20
Intel HiZ Is Finally Ready For Sandy Bridge   Display Drivers   2011-11-23
Intel Mesa HiZ Performance On Sandy Bridge   Display Drivers   2011-09-26

HiZ Linux & Open-Source News

F2FS With Linux 5.18 Boasts Performance Improvements, Faster Recovery After Power-Cut   Linux Storage   2022-03-22
Mesa's RADV Driver Lands Workaround For Flickering Issue With F1 2021   Linux Gaming   2022-01-01
Intel's Vulkan Driver Squeezes Another Optimization Into Mesa 20.0   Intel   2020-01-25
A Lot More Intel Tiger Lake / Gen12 Xe Graphics Code Merged To Mesa 19.3   Mesa   2019-10-29
Mesa 17.1.3 Released   Mesa   2017-06-19
Intel Developer BLORPs Older Hardware, May Help With Some Bugs   Intel   2017-05-16
What's Still Left TODO With The Intel ANV Vulkan Driver   Vulkan   2017-02-17
Mesa 17.0.0 Officially Released   Mesa   2017-02-13
Broadwell Vulkan Performance Also Up After Recent Mesa Git Work   Linux Gaming   2017-01-17
Intel ANV Vulkan Driver Lands Last Minute HiZ Improvements   Mesa   2017-01-13
HiZ Improvement For Intel Mesa Driver Has Possible Small Performance Gains   Mesa   2016-11-09
Performance-Boosting HiZ Support Lands For Intel's Mesa Vulkan Driver   Intel   2016-10-07
Performance-Boosting HiZ Patches Revised For Intel's Vulkan Linux Driver   Vulkan   2016-09-27
The RADV Radeon Vulkan Linux Driver Continues Picking Up Features   Radeon   2016-09-25
Mesa 12.0.3 Is An Emergency Release For Intel Users   Mesa   2016-09-15
RADV Radeon Vulkan Driver Continues Building Up Features Quickly   Vulkan   2016-09-03
Ubuntu Working On Improved Low Graphics Mode For Unity 7   Ubuntu   2016-09-01
A TODO List For Intel's Linux Vulkan Driver   Intel   2016-05-20
Ubuntu Needs Help Fixing Thousands Of Unity/Compiz Bugs For 16.04 LTS   Ubuntu   2015-09-15
Intel Has A Few More Graphics Changes For The Linux 3.20 Kernel   Intel   2015-01-24
New Patches Will Have Cherryview & Broadwell Owners Looking Toward New Kernel   Intel   2015-01-14
Mesa 10.2 Features Are Quite Exciting   Mesa   2014-05-26
Broadwell Now Officially Enabled With Intel Mesa   Mesa   2014-02-21
Intel Mesa Driver Now Has MSAA For Broadwell   Mesa   2014-02-19
HiZ Gets Turned On For Broadwell In Mesa   Intel   2014-02-19
The Top Features Of Mesa 10.1 For Linux GPU Drivers   Mesa   2014-02-08
Intel Already Has Linux 3.15 GPU Driver Code For Testing   Intel   2014-02-07
Intel Gallium3D Driver Gets HiZ, Other Changes   Intel   2014-01-08
Intel's Open-Source Broadwell Driver Claims OpenGL 3.3   Mesa   2013-11-21
Intel Broadwell GPU Support Pushed To Mesa Git Branch   Intel   2013-11-03
AMD R300/R400 Radeon Gallium3D Finally Gets MSAA   Radeon   2013-08-27
Mesa 9.1.6 Provides Stable Driver Bug-Fixes   Mesa   2013-08-02
Intel Linux Driver Gets Support For New Haswell IDs   Intel   2013-04-27
Intel Mesa Driver Gets HiZ Support For Haswell   Intel   2013-04-10
HyperZ, MSAA Get Some Fixes In R300 Gallium3D   AMD   2013-01-14
Intel Mesa Patches For ARB_texture_multisample   Mesa   2012-12-29
AMD R600g HyperZ Support Is Now In Better Shape   AMD   2012-12-14
R300 Gallium3D HyperZ Is Finally In Good Shape   AMD   2012-12-02
R600g Gallium3D HyperZ Defeats Developers   AMD   2012-07-13
Upcoming Linux Hardware Benchmarks For June   Phoronix   2012-06-09
AMD R600g Still Tackling Hierarchical Z   AMD   2012-06-05
Mesa Makes Way For Assembly Shaders To GLSL IR   Intel   2012-04-18
Intel Publishes More Haswell Graphics Driver Code   Intel   2012-03-21
Radeon Gallium3D Hierarchical-Z Updated (R600)   Radeon   2012-02-08
HiZ Goes On For Intel Sandy Bridge Mesa   Intel   2011-11-21
Intel Sandy Bridge On The Linux 3.2 Kernel   Intel   2011-11-14
Intel Has Buggy HiZ Support Published   Mesa   2011-09-25