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AMDGPU Tuning Tests With DRI2/DRI3, PowerPlay, Semaphores, Scheduler   Display Drivers   2015-12-24
New AMD GPU Performance To Be Boosted By Linux 4.5; How It Compares To The Binary Blob   Display Drivers   2015-12-23
Proprietary vs. Linux Git, Mesa 11.2-devel, DRI3 For R600g/RadeonSI   Display Drivers   2015-12-19
AMDGPU With PowerPlay Compared To AMD's Catalyst Linux Driver   Display Drivers   2015-11-27
How AMDGPU With PowerPlay Compares To Other Radeon GPUs   Display Drivers   2015-11-17
AMD Tonga & Fiji Open-Source Performance Boosted By PowerPlay Patches   Display Drivers   2015-11-13
ATI PowerPlay Reanalyzed   Display Drivers   2006-04-28
ATI PowerPlay   Display Drivers   2005-11-12

PowerPlay Linux & Open-Source News

The AMD Radeon Graphics Driver Makes Up Roughly 10.5% Of The Linux Kernel   Linux Kernel   2020-10-11
AMDGPU Gets Some Promising Fixes For Linux 5.4: Clang, Undervolting, Golden Settings   Radeon   2019-10-30
AMD Sends In Another Batch Of Feature Changes For Linux 5.5 AMDGPU Driver Code   AMD   2019-10-26
AMD Sends Out HDCP Support, New GPU Support In AMDKFD For Linux 5.5   Radeon   2019-10-10
AMD Renoir Graphics Power Management Gets Wired Up   AMD   2019-08-26
RadeonSI Gallium3D Gets Wired For Compute-Only Arcturus To Handle Video Decode   Radeon   2019-07-30
AMD's Linux Driver Gets Power Management In Order For Unreleased "Arcturus" GPU   Radeon   2019-07-29
AMDGPU & RadeonSI Linux Drivers See More Navi Optimizations + Fixes   Radeon   2019-07-10
A Look At What's On The Table For Linux 5.3 Features   Linux Kernel   2019-06-29
AMD Navi Support Makes It Into DRM-Next For Linux 5.3, AMDGPU Hits Two Million Lines   Radeon   2019-06-27
AMD's Initial Graphics Updates For Linux 5.3 Include PowerPlay Improvements, HMM Usage   Radeon   2019-05-30
AMDGPU Has FreeSync Improvements Ready For Linux 5.2 Plus Vega 20 Power Fixes   Radeon   2019-05-02
AMDGPU Has FreeSync Improvements & PowerPlay Fixes For Linux 5.2   Radeon   2019-04-11
AMD Sends In Their Initial AMDGPU Driver Updates For Linux 5.2   Radeon   2019-03-28
AMDGPU Begins Staging 200+ Changes For Linux 5.2 Kernel   Radeon   2019-02-28
AMDGPU's New SMU Code Gets More Additions Ahead Of Navi   Radeon   2019-02-25
AMD Submits Initial AMDGPU Graphics Driver Improvements Ahead Of Linux 5.1   Radeon   2019-01-25
AMD Posts 138 Linux Driver Patches, Bringing Up New SMU Block For Future GPUs   Radeon   2019-01-25
Vega 10 & Newer Getting More Fine-Grained PowerPlay Controls On Linux   AMD   2019-01-21
FreeSync Support Lands In Linux 4.21 With Other DRM Updates In Christmas Day Merge   Linux Kernel   2018-12-26
AMD Squeezes In Some Final AMDGPU Changes To DRM-Next For Linux 4.21   Radeon   2018-12-13
Linux 4.20 Picks Up 6 x 4K Display Support For Vega 20, Initial RX 590 Support Fixes   Linux Kernel   2018-12-05
A Patch Is Still Pending For Fixing Up Newer Radeon GPUs In Older Motherboards   Radeon   2018-12-03
WattmanGTK Is A Simple GUI For Radeon Power/Performance Knobs On Linux   Radeon   2018-11-04
The Biggest Features Of Linux 4.19: Intel/AMD, CoC, 802.11ax, EROFS, GPS & GASKET   Linux Kernel   2018-10-16
AMD Stages A Number Of Fixes Ahead Of Linux 4.20~5.0 - Plus Vega 20 "MGPU Fan Boost"   Radeon   2018-10-11
In-Progress AMDGPU Updates For Linux 4.20~5.0 Have DC Update, New Polaris ID   Radeon   2018-09-22
More Vega 20 Enablement Heading To Linux 4.20~5.0, No Longer Marked Experimental   Radeon   2018-08-28
DRM Updates Sent In For Linux 4.19 With New VKMS Driver, Intel Icelake Work   Linux Kernel   2018-08-15
Updated Vega 20 Open-Source Driver Patches Posted, Including PSP & PowerPlay Support   Radeon   2018-08-14
A Number Of AMDGPU DRM Fixes Prepped Ahead Of Linux 4.19   Radeon   2018-08-02
The DRM Changes Coming With The Linux 4.19 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2018-07-25
More AMDGPU DRM Updates Sent In For The Linux 4.19 Kernel, Possible Power Savings   Radeon   2018-07-05
Initial AMDGPU Driver Changes Submitted For Linux 4.19   Radeon   2018-06-21
A Slew Of AMDGPU DC Updates Published, Further Improvements For Raven Ridge   Radeon   2018-06-19
GCN 1.1 On AMDGPU DRM Driver To Now Default To PowerPlay   Radeon   2018-06-03
AMDGPU On Linux 4.18 To Offer Greater Vega Power Savings, DisplayPort 1.4 Fixes   Radeon   2018-06-01
The Big DRM Pull Request For Linux 4.17: 144,461 Insertions, 38,059 Deletions   Linux Kernel   2018-03-29
Vega 12 Support Now Queued In DRM-Next For Linux 4.17   Radeon   2018-03-26
Radeon Vega 12 Support Called For Pulling Into Linux 4.17 Kernel   Radeon   2018-03-23
Linux 4.17 To Enable AMDGPU DC By Default For All Supported GPUs   Radeon   2018-03-16
AMDGPU Has More WattMan Improvements & Power Profiling For Linux 4.17   Radeon   2018-03-08
First Batch Of AMDGPU Changes For Linux 4.16: DC Multi-Display Sync, Vega Tuning   Radeon   2017-12-06
Linux 4.15 Is A Huge Update For Both AMD CPU & Radeon GPU Owners   AMD   2017-11-18
DRM Updates Land For Linux 4.15; Torvalds: "There's Something Odd About DRM People"   Linux Kernel   2017-11-16
More AMDGPU Changes Queue For Linux 4.15   AMD   2017-10-19
Linux 4.15 Is Shaping Up To be An Exciting Kernel, Especially For AMD Users   Linux Kernel   2017-10-15
AMD Packs In More AMDGPU Features For Linux 4.15   Radeon   2017-10-09
AMD Submits Initial AMDGPU DRM Updates Slated For Linux 4.15   AMD   2017-09-26
More AMDGPU DRM Updates Sent In For Linux 4.14 DRM-Next   Radeon   2017-08-16
AMDGPU DC Display Code Updated In amd-staging-drm-next   Radeon   2017-08-03
Initial Batch Of AMDGPU Changes Submitted For Linux 4.14   Radeon   2017-07-27
AMD's Kernel Graphics Code Is Approaching One Million Lines   Linux Kernel   2017-04-13
Ten Exciting Features Of The Linux 4.10 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2017-02-12
AMDGPU Gets More Power-Related Fixes In Linux 4.11   Radeon   2017-02-09
AMDGPU Changes Queued For Linux 4.11: Power/TTM Changes, No DC/DAL   Radeon   2017-01-27
A Look Back At Some Of The Best Features Added To The Linux Kernel In 2016   Linux Kernel   2017-01-01
More Radeon/AMDGPU Fixes For Linux 4.10 Ahead Of The Merge Window   AMD   2016-12-10
DRM Driver Changes Sent In For Linux 4.9, Sadly No Changes For Nouveau   Hardware   2016-10-11
DRM-Next Gets Ready For The Linux 4.9 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2016-09-28
AMD's DAL Was Just Presented At XDC2016, Still Not Clear When It Will Be Mainlined   AMD   2016-09-23
More AMD PowerPlay Fixes Queued For Linux 4.9   AMD   2016-09-22
More AMD PowerPlay Code Is Being Refactored   Radeon   2016-09-12
AMDGPU In Linux 4.9 To Bring Virtual Display Support, Improved GPU Reset   Radeon   2016-08-24
The Big DRM Graphics Pull For Linux 4.8: AMDGPU OverDrive, Nouveau Pascal, ARM Mali Driver   Linux Kernel   2016-08-02
More AMD Iceland PowerPlay Patches Appear   Radeon   2016-07-28
A Second Batch of AMDGPU Changes Readied For Linux 4.8 Kernel   Radeon   2016-07-16
More Polaris & Tonga Fixes For Linux 4.7   Radeon   2016-07-06
Radeon RX 480: RadeonSI Gallium3D vs. AMDGPU-PRO - Interesting CPU/Power Difference   Radeon   2016-07-02
"Radeon Settings" GUI Control Panel May Be Open-Sourced For AMD Linux Users   Radeon   2016-06-29
Some Of The AMDGPU Changes Being Worked On For Linux 4.8   Radeon   2016-06-26
Linux 4.7 Adding DP++ Dongle Detection For The Intel DRM Driver   Hardware   2016-05-27
DRM Changes For Linux 4.7 Bring Four New ARM Drivers, AMD Polaris Support   Linux Kernel   2016-05-23
PowerPlay Fixes, More Polaris PCI IDs For AMDGPU 4.7   Radeon   2016-05-19
The AMDGPU Additions For Linux 4.7 Are Enormous   Radeon   2016-05-11
Developers Still Hoping For AMD DAL Support In Linux 4.7   AMD   2016-04-30
A Number Of Radeon & AMDGPU Fixes Queue Up For Linux 4.6   Radeon   2016-04-06
My Favorite Features/Changes Of The Linux 4.5 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2016-03-08
Initial AMDGPU Features Lining Up For The Linux 4.6 Kernel   Radeon   2016-02-18
It Looks Like AMD Will Support FreeSync With Their New Linux Display Stack   AMD   2016-02-13
Talos Principle Is Still Struggling On The RadeonSI Driver   Linux Gaming   2016-02-13
AMD Sends Out Patches For New AMDGPU DAL Display Driver, Adds 93k Lines Of Code   Radeon   2016-02-11
Here Is My Linux 4.5-rc3 Kernel Spin With AMDGPU PowerPlay & CIK Enabled   Ubuntu   2016-02-08
R9 Fury Performance Gains With Linux 4.5-rc2? I'm Not So Lucky   AMD   2016-02-01
Here Is A Linux 4.5-rc2 Kernel To Play With The New AMDGPU Functionality   Linux Kernel   2016-02-01
AMDGPU Driver Said To Be Much Faster With Linux 4.5-rc2 Kernel   Radeon   2016-02-01
AMDGPU Linux Gaming Tests With P-State vs. CPUFreq Scaling Drivers   Radeon   2016-01-31
More AMDGPU & Radeon Benchmarks Of Linux 4.5 With Mesa 11.2 Git   Radeon   2016-01-30
Forcing The R9 Fury's Performance State For Better AMDGPU Performance?   Radeon   2016-01-28
Trying To Run The AMDGPU Driver With A Hawaii GPU On Linux 4.5   Radeon   2016-01-27
A Linux 4.5-rc1 Kernel With AMDGPU PowerPlay Enabled For Ubuntu Systems   Radeon   2016-01-25
Linux 4.5 DRM Pull Has Initial Kabylake Support, Open-Source Vivante 3D   Linux Kernel   2016-01-17
Radeon & AMDGPU DRM Drivers Get More Changes For Linux 4.5   Radeon   2016-01-07
Features To Start Looking Forward To For Linux 4.5   Linux Kernel   2016-01-04
Vulkan, BUS1, SuperTux, Raspberry Pi Zero & Other Popular December Topics   Free Software   2016-01-01
AMD/Radeon Has Continued Making Much Linux Graphics Progress   Radeon   2015-12-28
The Mesmerizing Mesa Milestones Of 2015   Mesa   2015-12-27
Will Linux 4.5 Bring Any Performance Boost For Pre-AMDGPU Radeon?   Radeon   2015-12-24
An Ubuntu Kernel To Play With The New AMDGPU + Radeon 4.5 Features   Radeon   2015-12-23
How To Use AMDGPU PowerPlay On The Linux 4.5 Kernel   Radeon   2015-12-23
AMDGPU/Radeon For Linux 4.5 Drops UMS Support, Brings Optimizations   Radeon   2015-12-22
AMDGPU PowerPlay Code Gets Readied For Linux 4.5   Radeon   2015-12-22
Here's A Fresh Ubuntu Kernel Spin With The Latest AMDGPU PowerPlay Support   Radeon   2015-12-18
Jetson TX1, One Second Linux & Other Open-Source Jollies From This Month   Phoronix   2015-11-30
Contemplating A New, Public Linux Daily Kernel Build Server For Ubuntu/Fedora   Linux Kernel   2015-11-28
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Continues To Focus On The Linux 4.4 Kernel   Ubuntu   2015-11-25
AMD Launches Antigua (Tonga) Powered Radeon R9 380X   Radeon   2015-11-19
Here's An Early Linux 4.4 Kernel Spin To Play Around With On Ubuntu   Ubuntu   2015-11-18
AMDGPU PowerPlay Is Working Great So Far; Here's An Ubuntu PowerPlay Kernel   Radeon   2015-11-12
AMD Publishes AMDGPU PowerPlay Support For Re-Clocking / Power Management   Radeon   2015-11-12
The Extraordinary DRM Pull Request For Linux 3.11   Linux Kernel   2013-07-09
Radeon DRM: Dynamic Power Management Updates   Radeon   2013-07-05
AMD Has Massive Radeon Patch Set - Power Management!   Radeon   2013-06-26
AMD Catalyst 12.9 For Linux Brings Few Good Changes   AMD   2012-09-14
Radeon Power Management Still An Incomplete Mess   Radeon   2012-09-07
An AMD Legacy Driver With X Server 1.12 Support   AMD   2012-06-05
AMD Publishes Evergreen Shader Documents   AMD   2009-12-22
Open ATI Driver To Receive PowerPlay Push?   AMD   2009-12-21
A New Patch For Radeon DRM Power Savings   Radeon   2009-11-21
X.Org ATI Driver Supports New Power Options   AMD   2009-04-15
Open-Source ATI R500 PowerPlay Support   AMD   2008-10-08
AMD Introduces Puma Platform   AMD   2008-06-04
Dynamic Clocks For Radeon R500+   Radeon   2008-04-04
ATI Radeon HD 3800 Series On Linux?   Radeon   2007-11-15
NVIDIA Rel90 & Beyond   NVIDIA   2006-04-07