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AMD RDNA2 Vulkan: RADV vs. RADV+NGGC vs. AMDVLK vs. PRO Driver Benchmarks   Display Drivers   2021-08-17
Linux Gaming Performance With Radeon Vulkan NGG Culling   Display Drivers   2021-07-16

NGG Linux & Open-Source News

RADV Driver Drops NGG Stream-Out Code For RDNA1/RDNA2 GPUs   Radeon   2023-10-30
RADV Enables Variable Rate Shading For RDNA3, RadeonSI Lands More Fixes   Radeon   2023-03-08
RADV Mesa Driver Lands Several NGG Stream-Out Fixes   Radeon   2022-11-26
Mesa 22.3 RADV Driver Now Allows Enabling NGG Stream-Out Functionality   Radeon   2022-11-01
Mesa's LLVMpipe Driver Begins Experimenting With AVX-512 Optimizations Ahead Of Zen 4   Mesa   2022-09-02
The RADV Driver Developer Experience Working With AMD's Next-Gen Geometry "NGG"   Radeon   2022-07-13
AMD Lands A Number Of RadeonSI RDNA NGG Fixes Ahead Of RDNA3 Enabling   Radeon   2022-06-12
RADV Vulkan Driver Continues At Full-Speed Preparing For RDNA3/GFX11 GPUs   Radeon   2022-05-19
Mesa 22.0.1 Released With Many Fixes, AMD GFX1037/GFX1036 Backported   Mesa   2022-03-29
Mesa 22.0 Released With Vulkan 1.3, Many Open-Source Intel & AMD Driver Improvements   Mesa   2022-03-09
Mesa 22.0-rc1 Released With Many Radeon & Intel Linux GPU Driver Features, Vulkan 1.3   Mesa   2022-02-02
More RadeonSI Optimizations Land In Mesa 22.0   Mesa   2021-11-20
Mesa 21.3 Released With Radeon RADV Ray-Tracing, Much Better Zink   Mesa   2021-11-17
Mesa 21.3-rc5 Released With Numerous Intel / AMD / Zink Fixes   Mesa   2021-11-11
AMDVLK 2021.Q4.1 Released As First Code Drop In Over A Month   Radeon   2021-11-05
Mesa 21.3-rc4 Release Led By Many Zink Fixes   Mesa   2021-11-04
Mesa's Radeon Vulkan Driver "RADV" Prepares Experimental Mesh Shaders   Mesa   2021-10-30
RadeonSI Enables NGG Shader Culling For Navi 1x Consumer GPUs   Radeon   2021-10-19
Mesa 21.3-rc1 Released With Improved Zink, Radeon Ray-Tracing, RADV NGG Culling   Mesa   2021-10-13
Mesa 21.3 Enables NGG Culling By Default For RDNA2 GPUs   Radeon   2021-10-08
Mesa 21.2.3 Released As A Small Update To This Graphics Driver Stack   Mesa   2021-09-29
RadeonSI Driver Merges NGG Improvements, Other Optimizations For Mesa 21.3   Radeon   2021-09-28
Another Batch Of RadeonSI Optimizations Land In Mesa 21.3   Radeon   2021-09-11
Debian 11, Valve Happenings, Linux 5.14 & More Excitement From August   Phoronix   2021-09-01
Mesa 21.2.1 Released With "Nice Changes For Almost Everyone"   Mesa   2021-08-19
Mesa 21.2 Released With New Intel Crocus Driver, PanVK, Early M1 Code   Mesa   2021-08-04
LE9, Canonical's Profits, Steam Deck, & Loongson 3A5000 Made For An Exciting July   Phoronix   2021-08-01
Mesa 21.2-rc2 Released With An Initial Batch Of Fixes   Mesa   2021-07-22
Mesa 21.2-rc1 Released With Early Apple M1 Code, Crocus Gallium3D   Mesa   2021-07-14
RADV Radeon Driver Lands NGG Culling Support As Another Performance Win   Mesa   2021-07-14
Mesa Enjoyed A Record-Setting Year With Intel G3D Default, RADV ACO, Faster Performance   Mesa   2021-01-01
Mesa 20.3.1 Released With Several RADV Fixes, Other Driver Updates   Mesa   2020-12-16
Mesa 20.3 Released With Big Improvements For Open-Source Graphics Drivers   Mesa   2020-12-03
RADV Vulkan Driver Enables NGG For AMD VanGogh APUs   Radeon   2020-11-30
Mesa 21.0 Lands More Last Minute Fixes For Radeon RX 6000 "Big Navi" GPUs   Mesa   2020-11-18
NGG Appears To Be In Good Shape For RDNA 2 / RX 6000 Series   Radeon   2020-10-17
RADV ACO Lands NGG Geometry Shader Support   Mesa   2020-10-10
AMDVLK 2020.Q3.6 Vulkan Driver Brings Several Fixes   Radeon   2020-09-28
RADV's "ACO" Shader Backend Still Pursuing RadeonSI, Early Work On RDNA 2   Radeon   2020-09-17
Mesa 20.2 Should Be Released In About Two Weeks - LLVMpipe OpenGL 4.5 Enabled   Mesa   2020-08-28
RadeonSI Switches To Make Greater Wave64 Use On Navi   Radeon   2020-07-01
Mesa 20.1 Features Include Big Improvements For Open-Source Intel, Radeon Graphics Drivers   Mesa   2020-05-27
AMD ACO Begins Using Navi NGG For Tessellation + Vertex Shaders   Mesa   2020-04-07
RadeonSI Experimenting With Compute-Based Culling For Navi/GFX10   Radeon   2020-03-28
Mesa 20.0.2 Released With The Latest Fixes, Principally Helping Intel + Radeon Graphics   Mesa   2020-03-18
RADV Re-Enables NGG Geometry Shader Support   Mesa   2020-01-30
RADV's Next-Gen Geometry Code Continues To Be Revised For Navi GPUs   Radeon   2020-01-13
RADV Vulkan Driver Picks Up Several GFX10/Navi Fixes, Including To Address Random Hangs   Mesa   2019-10-03
AMDVLK 2019.Q3.6 Vulkan Driver Brings New Extensions & Performance Tuning   Radeon   2019-09-24
Radeon Navi 12/14 Open-Source Driver Support Now Being Marked As "Experimental"   Radeon   2019-09-17
Radeon RADV Vulkan Driver Tackling NGG Stream-Out   Radeon   2019-09-16
Mesa 19.2-RC2 Released Following Delay - Many Iris, RADV & RadeonSI Fixes   Mesa   2019-09-05
Navi 14 Is Ready To Go On Mesa 19.3 Git & Back-Ported To Mesa 19.2   Mesa   2019-08-29
AMD To Land Support For Navi 14 Into The Upcoming Mesa 19.2 Driver Stack   Radeon   2019-08-27
RADV's Navi Support Gets Patches For Vulkan Transform Feedback   Mesa   2019-07-24
RADV Picks Up Geometry Shader Support For Navi/GFX10   Radeon   2019-07-11
RADV Vulkan Driver Manages Launch-Day Support For AMD Navi 10/12/14 GPUs   AMD   2019-07-07
More RadeonSI Navi Improvements Are Pending   Mesa   2019-07-06
Radeon Navi Support Pending For RadeonSI OpenGL Driver With 47k Line Worth Of Changes   Radeon   2019-06-26
Looking Glass Released For KVM Frame Relay, High Performance Windows VM Gaming   Virtualization   2017-12-14
OPAL Self-Encrypting Drive Support For Linux Steps Closer   Hardware   2016-12-19
The Free Software Foundation Updates Its Gift Giving Guide   GNU   2015-12-02
TPM 2.0 Support Sent In For The Linux 3.20 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2015-02-12
Mesa 10.4.4 Released   Mesa   2015-02-06
LLVM Clang vs. GCC On Fedora 21 With A High-End Xeon   LLVM   2014-11-08
Intel's Baking TPM 2.0 Support For Linux   Intel   2014-10-15
Replicant Developers Find Backdoor In Android Samsung Galaxy Devices   Hardware   2014-03-12
Intel Mesa Driver Boosts Valve's Dota 2 Performance   Valve   2013-10-24
Linux 3.5-rc3 Kernel Released, Still A Bit Much   Linux Kernel   2012-06-17
Wayland Running Various GTK Applications   Wayland   2012-04-09
The Linux Desktop Responsiveness Patches Are Feeling Good   Linux Kernel   2010-08-05
Fixed: The Linux Desktop Responsiveness Problem?   Linux Kernel   2010-08-04
HDMI Audio Support For Intel G43/45 Chipsets   Intel   2008-11-07