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LLVMpipe vs. OpenSWR Software Rendering On A 40 Core / 80 Thread Tyan Server   Display Drivers   2017-08-27

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Mesa 22.0 Released With Vulkan 1.3, Many Open-Source Intel & AMD Driver Improvements   Mesa   2022-03-09
LLVMpipe Patches Pending For Faster Vertex/Fragment Processing   Mesa   2022-02-18
Mesa 22.0-rc1 Released With Many Radeon & Intel Linux GPU Driver Features, Vulkan 1.3   Mesa   2022-02-02
Mesa 21.3.3 Released With Fixes For Old ATI R300~R500 GPUs, RADV Fixes Too   Mesa   2021-12-29
Intel's SWR Removed From Mainline Mesa, More Classic Code Cleaning Continues   Mesa   2021-12-07
Mesa 20.1.8 Released While Waiting For Mesa 20.2   Mesa   2020-09-17
Intel Working On OpenGL 4.x Support For Their OpenSWR Software Rasterizer In Mesa   Intel   2020-03-24
LLVMpipe Tessellation Shader Support Is Now Working - Runs Unigine Heaven   Mesa   2020-02-28
Intel's OpenSWR Rasterizer Starts Seeing Tessellation Support   Intel   2020-01-24
Gallium3D's Software Rasterizers Are Close To Having OpenGL Tessellation Support   Mesa   2019-12-30
Mesa's LLVMpipe Software OpenGL Driver Now Uses NIR By Default   Mesa   2019-12-21
Intel's OpenSWR OpenGL Software Rasterizer Pulls In Tessellator From Microsoft Direct3D Code   Intel   2019-12-11
LLVM Is Playing A Big Role With Vulkan/SPIR-V Compilers   LLVM   2018-04-19
Mesa 17.3.7 Released With A Bunch Of Fixes   Mesa   2018-03-21
OpenSWR Rasterizer Improvements Land Ahead Of Mesa 18.0   Intel   2018-01-20
Linux Graphics Trends Over The Past Five Years   Hardware   2018-01-13
The Linux Graphics Stack Gets Further Meson-ized: Now With Libdrm Support   Mesa   2018-01-12
AMD Queues More AMDKFD HSA Kernel Driver Changes For Linux 4.16   AMD   2017-12-25
Mesa 17.2.3 Offers Vulkan Fixes, Gallium3D Updates   Mesa   2017-10-19
LLVMpipe & OpenSWR OpenGL Riding Off Threadripper   AMD   2017-08-30
Mesa 17.1.7 Being Prepped For Release   Mesa   2017-08-19
Mesa 17.1.3 Released   Mesa   2017-06-19
MSAA Support Added To The OpenSWR Software Rasterizer   Intel   2017-04-15
SWR Software Rasterizer Now Supports Geometry Shaders   Intel   2017-03-05
Mesa Hit OpenGL 4.5, Received Vulkan Drivers, Improved Performance & More In 2016   Mesa   2016-12-27
Mesa 12.0.5 Released, End Of Road For Mesa 12   Mesa   2016-12-05
Ilia Mirkin Takes To Hacking On SWR Gallium3D, Fixes ~600 Piglit Bugs   Mesa   2016-11-14
RadeonSI Gets Another OpenGL 4.5 Extension: ARB_cull_distance   Mesa   2016-08-30
Google Opens Up High-Performance Software Graphics Rasterizer   Google   2016-06-29
The 12 Big New Features Of Mesa 12.0   Mesa   2016-05-31
The State Of The SWR Software Rasterizer In Mesa   Mesa   2016-05-22
AMD RadeonSI Gallium3D Is Now Incredibly Close To OpenGL 4.3!   Radeon   2016-04-12
OpenSWR Improvements Land In Mesa   Mesa   2016-03-25
OpenSWR High Performance Software Rasterizer Lands In Mesa   Mesa   2016-03-02
OpenSWR High-Performance Software Rasterizer Revised For Mesa   Intel   2016-02-17
Intel Is Making A High-Performance Software Rasterizer For Mesa   Mesa   2015-10-20