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R600g Articles & Reviews

R600g/RadeonSI Gallium3D Performance At The End Of 2017   Display Drivers   2017-12-26
2016 End-of-Year Open-Source Radeon Benchmarks With Linux 4.9, Mesa 13.1-dev On Many Different GPUs   Graphics Cards   2016-12-18
Proprietary vs. Linux Git, Mesa 11.2-devel, DRI3 For R600g/RadeonSI   Display Drivers   2015-12-19
With R600g Now Supporting OpenGL 4.1, See How The Open-Source Performance Compares To AMD Catalyst   Display Drivers   2015-12-17
Fedora 20 Through Fedora 23 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   2015-10-27
AMD Radeon R600 Gallium3D Performance Over The Past Two Years   Display Drivers   2015-09-09
Mesa 11.1-dev Tests With The Reverted RadeonSI Performance   Display Drivers   2015-08-29
AMD RadeonSI & R600g Gallium3D Tests On Mesa 11.0 + DRM-Next   Display Drivers   2015-08-27
Latest Radeon Graphics Results On Ubuntu 14.10 Are A Bit Concerning   Display Drivers   2014-12-05
Mesa Git Yields Performance Improvements For Newer AMD GPUs   Display Drivers   2014-11-26
AMD R600g/RadeonSI Performance On Linux 3.16 With Mesa 10.3-devel   Display Drivers   2014-07-23
AMD Radeon Gallium3D Catches Up To Catalyst For Some Linux Games   Display Drivers   2014-01-23
RadeonSI Gallium3D Is Improving, But Still Long Shot From Catalyst   Display Drivers   2014-01-22
Radeon Gallium3D Improvements Compared To Legacy Catalyst   Display Drivers   2013-11-07
AMD's RadeonSI Gallium3D Is Improving, But Catalyst Is Much Better   Display Drivers   2013-10-31
Legacy Radeon Performance On Mesa 9.1 Gallium3D   Display Drivers   2013-02-19
Mesa 9.1 Results Are Mixed For Radeon Gallium3D   Display Drivers   2013-02-06
Radeon Gallium3D R600g Color Tiling Performance   Display Drivers   2012-11-03
AMD R600g Performance Patches Yield Mixed Results   Display Drivers   2012-11-02
LLVMpipe On Mesa 8.1 Performance   Display Drivers   2012-08-07
Mesa 8.1 Will Offer Some Speed Improvements For Nouveau   Display Drivers   2012-07-25
AMD Radeon R600g Gallium3D: Mesa 8.0.4 vs. 8.1 Git   Display Drivers   2012-07-18
Half-Life 2 On Wine Is Faster On AMD R600g Over Catalyst   Linux Gaming   2012-06-21
Mesa 8.1-devel On Radeon Gallium3D   Display Drivers   2012-02-24
Radeon HyperZ In Open-Source On Older Hardware   Display Drivers   2012-02-20
AMD Catalyst vs. Radeon Gallium3D On Linux 3.1   Display Drivers   2011-10-13
A Fresh Look At The AMD Radeon Gallium3D Performance   Display Drivers   2011-06-10
May 2011: Gallium3D vs. Classic Mesa vs. Catalyst   Display Drivers   2011-05-04
Further Testing Shows More Hope For ATI Gallium3D   Display Drivers   2011-01-19

R600g Linux & Open-Source News

Terakan Driver Continues Working To Bring Vulkan To The Radeon HD 6000 Series   Radeon   2023-11-09
Mesa 23.1.6 Released With Many Graphics Driver Fixes   Mesa   2023-08-16
Radeon R600g Driver Retires Its SB Optimizer   Radeon   2023-08-10
RADV Lands Fragment Shader Interlock Support - Useful For Emulators, DXVK & VKD3D   Radeon   2023-06-26
Radeon R600g Driver Adds Experimental Support For Rusticl   Radeon   2023-06-09
The Old Radeon "R600g" Gallium3D Driver Drops Its TGSI Code Path   Radeon   2023-04-27
Mesa 23.0.3 Released With Another Batch Of Fixes   Mesa   2023-04-22
Mesa 23.0.1 Released With Many Fixes For Intel / AMD / Zink   Mesa   2023-03-26
The Old Radeon "R600" Open-Source Gallium3D Driver Now Enables SPIR-V   Radeon   2023-01-02
22 Patches From AMD Further Along Mesa's Workstation Performance   Mesa   2022-12-16
Mesa 22.2.5 Released To End Out The Series   Mesa   2022-12-10
Mesa 22.3 Will Hopefully Be Released Next Week With Improved Vulkan Drivers, Rusticl   Mesa   2022-11-17
Radeon R600 Gallium3D Switches To Modern NIR Backend By Default   Radeon   2022-09-23
Mesa 22.2 Released With AMD RDNA3 Prep, Intel Arc Graphics, Many Vulkan Improvements   Mesa   2022-09-20
R600 Gallium3D Driver Receives NIR Backend Fixes For Radeon HD 2000/3000/4000 Series   Radeon   2022-08-21
Mesa 22.2-rc1 Released With AMD RDNA3 & Intel Alchemist Primed, Vulkan Additions   Mesa   2022-08-03
Mesa's Radeon R600g Driver Adds NIR Support For Pre-Evergreen GPUs   Mesa   2022-08-01
Rewritten R600g NIR Backend Merged For Mesa 22.2 - Improves Radeon HD 5000/6000 Series   Mesa   2022-07-07
Rewritten NIR Code For Old Radeon "R600" Linux Driver Improves Performance In 2022   Radeon   2022-06-22
Open-Source R600g Driver For Old AMD GPUs Is Seeing New Activity To Improve GPU Compute   Radeon   2022-04-27
Mesa 22.0.2 Released With Many Intel / Radeon / Zink Fixes   Mesa   2022-04-22
Mesa Prepares To Drop Old GLSL-To-TGSI - Big Code Removal, Win For Performance & Fixes   Mesa   2022-04-20
R600 Gallium3D Driver For Old Radeon GPUs To See Rewritten NIR Backend   Radeon   2022-04-15
Radeon Linux Driver Has A Huge Optimization Two Decades Later For ATI R300~R500 GPUs   Mesa   2021-12-09
Nearly Two Decades Later, ATI Radeon R300 Linux Driver Sees Occasional Improvement   Radeon   2021-10-01
AMDVLK 2021.Q2.6 Vulkan Driver Released - Removes Pre-Polaris / Pre-Raven Support   Radeon   2021-06-25
AMD Drops Pre-Polaris GPU Support From Their Mainline Radeon Software Driver   Radeon   2021-06-22
Mesa 21.1 Released With RADV Variable Rate Shading, More Intel Vulkan Improvements   Mesa   2021-05-05
Mesa 21.1-rc1 Released With RADV Optimizations, Faster Zink, Many Other New Features   Mesa   2021-04-14
AMD Is Trying To Optimize Their Gallium3D Driver Even Further With Lower Overhead   Radeon   2021-03-24
Radeon R600 Gallium3D Flips On OpenGL 4.5 For NIR Backend   Radeon   2021-03-03
Mesa's R600 Driver Nears Feature Complete NIR Support For Radeon HD 5000/6000 Series   Radeon   2021-01-20
Mesa 20.2 Released With RADV ACO By Default, Initial RDNA2 Graphics Support   Mesa   2020-09-29
R600 Gallium3D Now Has Compute Shaders Working With NIR   Radeon   2020-08-10
Mesa 20.2 Development Ends After Many New Features Land   Mesa   2020-08-06
Radeon R600 Gallium3D NIR Backend Continues Advancing   Radeon   2020-07-20
Mesa 20.1 Released With Numerous Linux Graphics Driver Improvements   Mesa   2020-05-27
R600 Gallium3D Driver Lands Tesselation Support In Time For Mesa 20.1   Mesa   2020-04-28
Radeon R600 Gallium3D Lands NIR Support In Mesa 20.1   Mesa   2020-02-10
Mesa's Radeon R600 Gallium3D Driver Now Has NIR Support Under Review   Mesa   2019-12-30
Mesa's LLVMpipe Software OpenGL Driver Now Uses NIR By Default   Mesa   2019-12-21
Gallium3D's LLVMpipe Lands NIR Support Plus Radeon R600g NIR Support Is Forthcoming   Mesa   2019-11-28
Mesa 19.2 Released With Navi Support, Much Improved Intel Gallium3D   Mesa   2019-09-25
ATI R300 Gallium3D Driver Seeing A Big Performance Fix After Being Regressed For Years   Radeon   2019-06-05
Mesa 19.2 R600 Gallium3D Can Advertise OpenGL 4.5 With Select GPUs   Mesa   2019-06-05
Blender Developers Find Old Linux Drivers Are Better Maintained Than Windows   Free Software   2019-05-01
Mesa State Tracker Adds FP64/INT64 Lowering For NIR Drivers   Mesa   2019-03-03
The New Features On Deck For Mesa 19.0: Vulkan Additions, FreeSync, Soft FP64 & More   Mesa   2019-01-28
"Soft" FP64/INT64 Implementations Merged To Mesa, Intel Driver Already Making Use   Mesa   2019-01-10
Mesa 18.3 Expected For Release Tomorrow   Mesa   2018-12-05
AMD Wires In A Few More Extensions For Their Open-Source OpenGL Driver   Mesa   2018-11-29
AMD's Marek Olšák Is Dominating Mesa Open-Source GPU Driver Development This Year   Mesa   2018-09-12
RadeonSI Gets Another Handful Of OpenGL Extensions, Mirroring The PRO Driver's Behavior   Mesa   2018-08-24
Mesa 18.1.6 On The Way With Over Three Dozen Fixes   Mesa   2018-08-11
Mesa 18.1.5 Released With Many RADV Fixes, Other Changes Throughout   Mesa   2018-07-28
Mesa 18.0.4 Released With A Handful Of Bug Fixes   Mesa   2018-05-17
Mesa 18.0.4 Coming This Week With More Fixes   Mesa   2018-05-15
The New Features Coming In Mesa 18.1: Intel Cache By Default, Many Vulkan Strides   Mesa   2018-05-04
Valve & RADV Developers Are Topping Contributions To Mesa This Year   Mesa   2018-04-01
Mesa 18.0 Officially Released With Plenty Of OpenGL & Vulkan Improvements   Mesa   2018-03-27
Mesa 17.3.7 Released With A Bunch Of Fixes   Mesa   2018-03-21
Airlie Moves Ahead With His Plan For Soft FP64 For Mesa, OpenGL 4.3 For Evergreen GPUs   Mesa   2018-03-13
David Airlie Moves Toward Upstreaming Soft FP64 Support In Mesa   Mesa   2018-03-12
xf86-video-ati 18.0 X.Org Driver Released   Radeon   2018-03-06
Mesa 18.1 Receives OpenGL 3.1 With ARB_compatibility For Gallium3D Drivers   Mesa   2018-02-23
Some Early Bits Of The "Soft FP64" Infrastructure Will Be Mainlined Soon In Mesa   Mesa   2018-02-01
R600 Gallium3D Now Effectively At OpenGL 4.4, A Nudge Away From GL 4.5   Mesa   2018-01-28
Radeon R600 Gallium3D Driver Nearly At OpenGL 4.5, Remaining Bits Being Finished   Mesa   2018-01-24
R600g "Soft" FP64 Shows Signs Of Life, Enabling Older GPUs To Have OpenGL 4 In 2018   Mesa   2018-01-19
R600 Gallium3D Gets Some Last Minute Improvements In Mesa 18.0   Radeon   2018-01-18
R600 Gallium3D Gets More Fixes, Experimental SB Tessellation Support   Mesa   2018-01-10
Porting Of Changes/Fixes From AMDVLK To RADV Vulkan Driver Begins   Radeon   2017-12-26
OpenGL 4.3 Support Lands In R600 Gallium3D Driver   Radeon   2017-12-18
David Airlie Continues With Holiday Improvements For R600g   Mesa   2017-12-07
Mesa 17.3-RC6 Released, Final Now Expected This Week   Mesa   2017-12-04
The Many Open-Source Radeon Linux Driver Advancements Of 2017   Radeon   2017-11-30
Compute Shader & GLSL 4.30 Support For R600 Gallium3D   Mesa   2017-11-29
Mesa 17.2.6 RC Arrives With 50+ Fixes   Mesa   2017-11-24
R600 Gallium3D Picks Up Another OpenGL 4.5 Extension   Radeon   2017-11-21
R600 Gallium3D Shader Image Support Lands, Other R600g Patches Pending   Mesa   2017-11-17
OpenGL 4.2 Support Could Soon Land For AMD Cayman GPUs On R600g   Mesa   2017-11-14
OpenGL Atomic Counters Land For R600 Gallium3D   Radeon   2017-11-10
R600 Gallium3D Receiving Some New Improvements By David Airlie   Mesa   2017-11-03
Etnaviv Gallium3D May Eventually Tackle OpenCL   Hardware   2017-10-26
R600 Gallium3D To End Code Sharing With RadeonSI Driver   Radeon   2017-09-14
FP64 Support Revised For R600g Gallium3D Driver   Radeon   2017-08-23
Mesa Patches For Two Of The Fairly Trivial OpenGL 4.6 Patches   Mesa   2017-08-08
Clover OpenCL Gallium3D Sees Some Patches, Closer To OpenCL 1.2   Mesa   2017-07-22
Airlie Is Looking At Tournier's Soft FP64 Work For R600-Rats   Mesa   2017-05-27
Do You Still Use R600g OpenCL Clover?   Radeon   2017-05-27
David Airlie Is Bringing OpenGL 4.2 To More R600 Gallium3D Hardware   Radeon   2017-05-24
Soft FP64 Patches For Intel Sandy Bridge Allow ARB_gpu_shader_fp64   Mesa   2017-04-12
Qt 5.9 Beta Snapshot Released, Boasts Shader Binary Cache   Qt   2017-03-23
Nouveau TGSI Shader Cache Enabled In Mesa 17.1 Git   Mesa   2017-03-23
Patches For FP64 Support For OpenGL 3.0 GPUs On Mesa   Mesa   2017-03-03
Collabora's Graphics Work So Far In 2017, They Are Working On Soft FP64 For Mesa   X.Org   2017-03-01
A Soft Implementation Of ARB_gpu_shader_fp64 Is Slowly Being Tackled For Mesa   Mesa   2017-02-25
RadeonSI Shader Cache May Be Flipped On By Default   Radeon   2017-02-23
GLSL/TGSI On-Disk Shader Cache Lands In Mesa For R600g/RadeonSI   AMD   2017-02-22
Radeon Pro Software 17.Q1 Released For Linux Professionals   Radeon   2017-02-21
R600/Radeon TGSI Shader Cache Gets Closer To Merging   Mesa   2017-02-20
R600/RadeonSI GLSL/TGSI On-Disk Shader Cache Revised   Mesa   2017-02-13
TGSI On-Disk Shader Cache For Mesa: Caching Comes To R600g/RadeonSI   Mesa   2017-02-07
Mesa 17.0-RC2 Released, Final Coming Next Month   Mesa   2017-01-25
Mesa Hit OpenGL 4.5, Received Vulkan Drivers, Improved Performance & More In 2016   Mesa   2016-12-27
VK9 Hits Its Sixth Milestone For Direct3D 9 Over Vulkan   Vulkan   2016-12-17
Mad Max Appears To Work Fine With RadeonSI Gallium3D   Linux Gaming   2016-10-20
OpenGL ES 3.1 For Haswell Lands With Intel's Mesa Driver   Mesa   2016-08-26
The TORCS Racing Car Simulator Should Now Be Slightly Faster With Gallium3D   Linux Gaming   2016-07-30
Android-x86 6.0-RC1 Released With OpenGL ES Via Mesa, Linux 4.4.12   Google   2016-06-09
Much Faster MSAA Anti-Aliasing Is Coming For R600g/RadeonSI   Mesa   2016-06-05
Mesa 12.1-dev Is Off To The Races   Mesa   2016-06-01
Trying R600g On Mesa 11.3, Cayman GPU On Linux 4.7 Radeon DRM Yields Problems   Mesa   2016-05-20
Mesa 11.2.2 Released With Big Endian Improvements For Radeon, LibEGL For OpenBSD   Mesa   2016-05-09
Some Fresh Debian 8.4 vs. Debian Testing (Stretch) For A Xeon + Radeon System   Debian   2016-05-08
Radeon vs. Modesetting DDX Driver Performance On Ubuntu 16.04   Ubuntu   2016-04-23
Enabling DRI3 Is Still An Easy Performance Hack Relevant For Ubuntu 16.04 Systems   Ubuntu   2016-04-22
R600g & RadeonSI Scratch Off Another OpenGL 4.3 Extension   Radeon   2016-04-07
Another OpenGL 4.3 Extension Might Soon Be Done For Radeon Gallium3D   Mesa   2016-03-26
Mesa 11.2-RC3 Now Available, Mesa 11.2 Hopefully Coming This Week   Mesa   2016-03-07
RadeonSI Gallium3D Now Makes Use Of Potentially Performance-Boosting Re-Z   Radeon   2016-03-01
The Dota 2 Performance On The Latest NVIDIA Linux Graphics Drivers   Linux Gaming   2016-02-14
R600g+SI Dota 2 Benchmarks With Mesa 11.2, Linux 4.5 Show Open Driver Progress   Linux Gaming   2016-02-13
Latest Mesa Update Lands In Ubuntu 16.04, Enables OpenGL 4.1 With LLVM 3.8   Mesa   2016-02-11
Core Mesa Is Now Just One Step Away From OpenGL 4.3 Compliance   Mesa   2016-02-03
RadeonSI/R600g Mesa 11.2-devel Clover OpenCL Benchmarks On Linux 4.5   Radeon   2016-02-02
NVIDIA/AMD Memory Information Extensions For Mesa/Gallium3D   Mesa   2016-02-02
It Can Be Worthwhile Upgrading Your Open-Source Radeon Driver On Ubuntu 15.10   Radeon   2016-01-31
Testing OpenGL 4.1 With An AMD Cypress GPU On The Latest Open-Source Driver   AMD   2016-01-30
More AMDGPU & Radeon Benchmarks Of Linux 4.5 With Mesa 11.2 Git   Radeon   2016-01-30
AMD's Vulkan Driver Will Only Work With The AMDGPU Kernel Driver   Radeon   2016-01-15
Some Video Acceleration Improvements Land In Gallium3D   Mesa   2016-01-14
Mesa 11.1.1 Brings Many Fixes To All The Popular Drivers   Mesa   2016-01-13
Vulkan, BUS1, SuperTux, Raspberry Pi Zero & Other Popular December Topics   Free Software   2016-01-01
Open-Source / Linux Enthusiasts Have A Lot To Be Thankful For This Year   Free Software   2015-12-30
AMD/Radeon Has Continued Making Much Linux Graphics Progress   Radeon   2015-12-28
The Mesmerizing Mesa Milestones Of 2015   Mesa   2015-12-27
Mesa 11.0.8 Brings Many Fixes Throughout The 3D Stack   Mesa   2015-12-21
Running OpenGL 4.1, DRI3 With Mesa Git On An AMD Cayman GPU   AMD   2015-12-16
The Most Popular Linux News So Far This Year   Phoronix   2015-12-13
AMD's HyperZ Improvements Land In Mesa Git   Mesa   2015-12-11
Performance-Boosting HyperZ Getting Fixed Up For Open-Source Radeon Linux Drivers   Radeon   2015-12-10
R600 Gallium3D Lands Another OpenGL 4.3 Extension (Copy Image)   AMD   2015-12-09
AMD R600g Tessellation Support Lands In Mesa Git   AMD   2015-12-06
AMD R600g Is Making Progress With Tessellation, Running Heaven   Mesa   2015-11-30
Features To Find With Mesa 11.1   Mesa   2015-11-27
Latest On AMD Crimson For Linux: Supports 4.x Kernels, Drops Pre-GCN GPUs   AMD   2015-11-24
Readers Think It's A Toss Up Whether Mesa Will Hit OpenGL 4.5 Next Year   Mesa   2015-11-22
AMD R600g Catches Up With Another GL 4.3 Extension   AMD   2015-11-10
What Alien Isolation Looks Like On The Open-Source AMD Linux Driver   Linux Gaming   2015-10-27