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Zink Articles & Reviews

RADV+Zink vs. RadeonSI OpenGL Performance On Mesa 23.2-devel   Display Drivers   2023-06-06
Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan Benchmarks Are Very Competitive To Radeon OpenGL Driver   Display Drivers   2022-08-22
Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan Looking Quite Good & Shining With Mesa 22.1   Display Drivers   2022-05-06
Zink Is Ending 2021 In Fantastic Shape For OpenGL Over Vulkan   Display Drivers   2021-11-30
Zink Mesa 21.3-dev Benchmarks - Increasingly Capable Of Running OpenGL Games Atop Vulkan   Display Drivers   2021-08-23
Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan vs. RadeonSI OpenGL Performance As Of January 2021   Display Drivers   2021-01-22
Zink Benchmarks - Mesa OpenGL Running Over Vulkan   Display Drivers   2019-11-17

Zink Linux & Open-Source News

Zink Lands Support For Partial Updates / Damage Handling   Mesa   2024-02-29
Mesa 24.0.2 Brings Many Zink Fixes, More Intel Alder Lake N IDs   Mesa   2024-02-29
Steam On Linux Should Stop Crashing If No OpenGL Drivers Are Found   Valve   2024-02-29
Mesa 24.1 Now Builds Zink By Default, Also Building D3D12 Driver By Default On Windows   Mesa   2024-02-23
Mesa Looks At Making The Zink Driver Build By Default   Mesa   2024-02-22
Open-Source NVIDIA Driver Moving To NVK + Zink For OpenGL On Newer GPUs   Mesa   2024-02-21
Mesa 24.0 Released With Faster Radeon RADV Ray-Tracing & Initial PowerVR Vulkan Driver   Mesa   2024-01-31
Steam Beta Adds VA-API DRM Video Acceleration For Remote Play   Valve   2024-01-25
Mesa 24.0-rc3 Up For Testing, Mesa 23.3.4 Out As Stable   Mesa   2024-01-24
Mesa 24.0-rc2 Released With This Quarter's Release Looking Good   Mesa   2024-01-17
Mesa Eyes Pulling libdrm Into Its Codebase   Mesa   2024-01-17
Intel's New "Xe" Driver Submitted For Linux 6.8 Along With Imagination's PowerVR Driver   Linux Kernel   2024-01-11
Mesa 24.0 Feature Development Ends With Many OpenGL & Vulkan Driver Features   Mesa   2024-01-11
Mesa 23.3.3 Released With A Few Fixes For Intel, RADV & Zink   Mesa   2024-01-11
Vulkan 1.3.274 Released With Video Encode Extensions Promoted   Vulkan   2023-12-19
Mesa Enables S3TC Support For 3D Textures   Mesa   2023-12-12
Mesa 23.3-rc5 Released With The Latest Open-Source GPU Driver Fixes   Mesa   2023-11-25
Imagination PowerVR Open-Source GPU Driver To Be Introduced In Linux 6.8   Linux Kernel   2023-11-23
Mesa 23.3-rc4 Released With More Fixes   Mesa   2023-11-16
Vulkan 1.3.270 Released With New Imagination Extension To Help OpenGL Emulation   Vulkan   2023-11-10
Mesa 23.3-rc3 Released As The Stable Version Nears   Mesa   2023-11-09
More FUTEX2 Bits Land In The Linux 6.7 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2023-11-07
Mesa 23.3-rc2 Released With Fixes For Zink, Rusticl, RADV & Other Drivers   Mesa   2023-11-01
Mesa 23.3-rc1 Available For Testing With NVIDIA Vulkan Driver, Raspberry Pi 5 Support   Mesa   2023-10-25
Mesa 24.0 Enters Feature Development For Open-Source OpenGL & Vulkan Drivers   Mesa   2023-10-25
AMD Making It More Clear When Their RadeonSI OpenGL Driver Is Being Used   Radeon   2023-10-24
Intel Vulkan Driver Lands Optimization To Help GravityMark, Other Demanding Software   Intel   2023-10-23
Rusticl OpenCL Still Striving For Better Performance, SYCL & HIP Features   Mesa   2023-10-20
Mesa 23.3 Lands Support For Rusticl On Zink To Have OpenCL Atop Vulkan Drivers   Mesa   2023-10-14
FEX-Emu 2310 Released With Performance Optimizations, WOW64 Wine Frontend   Linux Gaming   2023-10-06
Mesa 23.1.9 Released To End Out The Series   Mesa   2023-10-04
Mesa 23.2 Stable Released For Improved Open-Source Vulkan & OpenGL Drivers   Mesa   2023-09-28
Valve Is A Wonderful Upstream Contributor To Linux & The Open-Source Community   Valve   2023-09-22
Mesa 23.1.8 Released While Waiting On Mesa 23.2   Mesa   2023-09-21
Mesa 23.3 Fixes Zink Rendering For X.Org/XWayland GLAMOR   Mesa   2023-09-10
TURNIP Vulkan Driver Lands Initial Support For Adreno A730/A740 GPUs   Mesa   2023-09-07
Mesa 23.2-rc3 Released After Five Week Hiatus   Mesa   2023-09-05
Mesa 23.1.6 Released With Many Graphics Driver Fixes   Mesa   2023-08-16
NVK Merge Request Opened For Landing Open-Source NVIDIA Vulkan Driver In Mesa   Nouveau   2023-07-26
More FUTEX2 Additions Being Worked On For The Linux Kernel   Linux Kernel   2023-07-24
Mesa 23.2 Feature Development Concludes With Numerous New Vulkan Extensions   Mesa   2023-07-13
Imagination GPUs With PVR Vulkan + Zink Working Well For OpenGL 4.6   Mesa   2023-07-06
Lavapipe Lands Vulkan Descriptors Support, Can Run Some VKD3D-Proton Games   Mesa   2023-07-01
RADV Lands Fragment Shader Interlock Support - Useful For Emulators, DXVK & VKD3D   Radeon   2023-06-26
Zink's Mike Blumenkrantz Tackling Mesa WSI Inefficiencies   Mesa   2023-06-25
RADV Zink Sees Another "Massive" Optimization On The Way   Mesa   2023-06-18
Vulkan 1.3.254 Published With Another Extension Drafted By Valve   Vulkan   2023-06-16
AMDVLK 2023.Q2.3 Released With RX 7600 Support, Counter-Strike 2 Optimizations   Radeon   2023-06-16
Steam Linux Client Beta Adds New Scaling Setting Override   Valve   2023-06-16
Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan Sees More Performance Tuning, Regression Fixing   Mesa   2023-06-13
Mesa's Venus VirtIO-GPU Driver Adds More Extensions To Help Zink   Mesa   2023-06-11
Mesa 23.1.2 Released With Intel Fix For VKD3D-Proton, More RADV Fixes   Mesa   2023-06-08
Mesa 23.1.1 Released With Many Bug Fixes For RADV, Zink, Intel ANV   Mesa   2023-05-25
AMDVLK 2023.Q2.2 Brings New Extension For VKD3D-Proton, Performance Tuning   Radeon   2023-05-22
RADV Vulkan Driver Implements Smooth Lines For Zink   Radeon   2023-05-22
Mesa 23.1 Released With RadeonSI Rusticl-OpenCL, RADV GPL   Mesa   2023-05-10
Intel's Vulkan Linux Driver Enables GPL By Default While Hiding Mesh Shaders   Intel   2023-05-10
Vulkan 1.3.250 Released With Another New Extension From Valve   Vulkan   2023-05-04
Mesa 23.1 Inches Closer To Release With RC4 Released   Mesa   2023-05-03
Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan Driver Enables Shader Object Support   Mesa   2023-04-27
Intel's Open-Source Vulkan Driver Lands Another Small Performance Optimization   Intel   2023-04-24
Mesa 23.0.3 Released With Another Batch Of Fixes   Mesa   2023-04-22
Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan Performance Looking Very Good For Intel Arc Graphics   Mesa   2023-04-22
Mesa 23.1-rc2 Released With Initial Batch Of Fixes   Mesa   2023-04-19
Intel Vulkan Linux Driver Lands Graphics Pipeline Library Support   Intel   2023-04-18
Mesa 23.1-rc1 Published For Testing With Many Graphics Driver Updates   Mesa   2023-04-15
Mesa OpenGL Threading Now Disabled For Small Hybrid CPUs   Mesa   2023-04-14
Mesa 23.1 Branched With Many New Radeon, Intel & Zink Graphics Driver Features   Mesa   2023-04-13
Mesa 23.1 RadeonSI Enables Rusticl OpenCL Support   Mesa   2023-04-12
Mesa 23.0.2 Released With Dozens Of Fixes   Mesa   2023-04-07
Mesa Zink Change Leads To 50% Reduction In Memory Utilization   Mesa   2023-04-03
Vulkan 1.3.246 Released With VK_EXT_shader_object   Vulkan   2023-03-31
Mesa 23.0.1 Released With Many Fixes For Intel / AMD / Zink   Mesa   2023-03-26
Mesa 22.3.7 Released To End Out The Series   Mesa   2023-03-08
Linux's VGEM Kernel Driver Being Rewritten In Rust   Linux Kernel   2023-03-01
X-Plane Now Shipping Zink To Avoid Vendor OpenGL Drivers   Linux Gaming   2023-02-24
Mesa 23.1 Zink Change Further Lowers CPU Overhead, Less vRAM Utilization   Mesa   2023-02-23
Mesa 23.0 Released With Many Changes For Open-Source Radeon & Intel Graphics Drivers   Mesa   2023-02-23
Intel ANV Receives A ~24% Performance Boost For Older Hardware With Zink + Sauerbraten   Intel   2023-02-18
Mesa's Rusticl Lands Support For SPIR-V Programs   Mesa   2023-02-13
Zink Lands A Simple Fix To Boost Doom Performance By ~10x   Mesa   2023-02-09
Mesa 23.0-rc4 Released Due To Blocker Bugs   Mesa   2023-02-02
RADV Graphics Pipeline Library Support Becoming Speedy, Aims For Mesa 23.1 Promotion   Radeon   2023-01-29
Mesa 22.3.4 Brings Fix For RADV RT Build Performance To Match AMDVLK/AMDGPU-PRO   Mesa   2023-01-26
Mesa 23.0 Graphics Drivers Aim For Release Next Week   Mesa   2023-01-25
RADV Receives Patches To Help With Less Stuttering For Zink   Radeon   2023-01-20
Mesa 23.0-rc1 Released For Testing With Many Intel & AMD Improvements   Mesa   2023-01-14
Mesa 23.0 Feature Development Ends With Many Vulkan Additions   Mesa   2023-01-12
Mesa 22.3.3 Brings More Intel & Radeon Driver Fixes, KDE Plasma Hang Workaround   Mesa   2023-01-11
Blumenkrantz Back To Working On Zink Improvements For 2023   Mesa   2023-01-05
Mesa Open-Source 3D Drivers Experienced Record Growth In 2022   Mesa   2022-12-29
Mesa 22.2.5 Released To End Out The Series   Mesa   2022-12-10
RADV Lands Dynamic Rasterization Samples & Line Rasterization Mode   Mesa   2022-12-08
Asahi Linux Enables Early Apple GPU Driver Support - WIP OpenGL 2.1 + GLES 2.0   Apple   2022-12-07
Mesa 22.3 Released With RDNA3 Vulkan, Rusticl OpenCL, Better Intel Arc Graphics   Mesa   2022-11-30
RADV Mesa Driver Lands Several NGG Stream-Out Fixes   Radeon   2022-11-26
PoCL 3.1-RC1 Released With Improved SPIR-V Support For CPU & CUDA Drivers, Vulkan WIP   Programming   2022-11-23
Mesa 22.3 Will Hopefully Be Released Next Week With Improved Vulkan Drivers, Rusticl   Mesa   2022-11-17
Mesa's Rusticl Achieves Official OpenCL 3.0 Conformance   Mesa   2022-11-14
Mesa 22.3-rc2 Released With A Few AMD RDNA3 Fixes, V3DV Fixes For Raspberry Pi   Mesa   2022-11-09
Mesa 22.3-rc1 Released With Rusticl, Many Intel & Radeon Vulkan Driver Improvements   Mesa   2022-11-02
Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan Implements Front-End Shader Caching   Mesa   2022-11-01
Zink Lands Kernel Shader Support For Getting Rusticl OpenCL Running   Mesa   2022-10-28
Mesa Git Makes It Easier Activating Rusticl OpenCL Device Support   Mesa   2022-10-21
Mesa's Rusticl OpenCL Implementation Can Outperform Radeon's ROCm Compute Stack   Radeon   2022-10-19
Intel's Vulkan Driver Lands More Patches To Help Reduce CPU Overhead   Intel   2022-10-15
Rusticl Lands Fixes For Rust-OpenCL Discrete GPU Support, Preps SPIR-V Program Support   Mesa   2022-10-13
Mesa 22.2.1 Released With Dozens Of OpenGL/Vulkan Driver Fixes   Mesa   2022-10-12
Zink Lands Async Pipeline Precompiles For Better Performance, Less Game Stuttering   Mesa   2022-10-11
Zink Could Prove An Interesting Solution For Evolving OpenGL   Mesa   2022-10-09
Rusticl Can Run Atop Zink Gallium3D Atop Intel's ANV Vulkan Driver   Mesa   2022-10-07
Blumenkrantz Flushes 17.1k Lines Of Old Mesa Code   Mesa   2022-10-01
Zink Enables OpenGL Threading For "Huge Perf Gains"   Mesa   2022-09-30
Mesa 22.3 Lands Open-Source Radeon Driver CPU Overhead Optimizations   Radeon   2022-09-27
Mesa 22.3 Merges The Big Draw Throughput Improvement For Intel's Vulkan Driver   Intel   2022-09-22
Mesa's Turnip Now Advertises Vulkan 1.3 Support   Mesa   2022-09-22
Mesa 22.2 Released With AMD RDNA3 Prep, Intel Arc Graphics, Many Vulkan Improvements   Mesa   2022-09-20
Few Lines Of Code Increases Intel's Vulkan Driver Draw Throughput By 60%+   Intel   2022-09-16
RADV Driver Sees Dramatic Improvement To Reduce CPU Overhead For Draw Calls   Radeon   2022-09-14
More Zink Improvements Arrive For Mesa 22.3, Less Stuttering For RADV   Mesa   2022-09-13
Vulkan-Using X-Plane 12 Flight Simulator Now Available In Beta Form   Linux Gaming   2022-09-12
Vulkan 1.3.227 Adds Legacy Dithering Extension To Help OpenGL On Vulkan   Vulkan   2022-09-08
Radeon Vulkan Driver RADV Lands 3D Sparse Image Support   Mesa   2022-09-07
Open-Source Arc Graphics, Apple M2, Mesa GPU Drivers & Linux 6.0 Excited Readers In August   Phoronix   2022-08-31
Mesa's Zink Adds Async Compute Pipeline Creation   Mesa   2022-08-30
Imagination PowerVR Rogue DRM Linux Kernel Driver Out For Review   Linux Kernel   2022-08-23
Asahi Linux May Have OpenGL 2.1 For Apple M1/M2 By Year's End   Mesa   2022-08-22
Mesa Zink Improvements For OpenGL-On-Vulkan Reportedly Make It Faster Than Radeon OpenGL   Mesa   2022-08-20
Mesa 22.2-rc3 Released With Many Fixes To TURNIP Vulkan, D3D9 Frontend   Mesa   2022-08-19
Zink Squeezes Some More Performance Optimizations In Mesa 22.2 For OpenGL On Vulkan   Mesa   2022-08-12
Mesa 22.2-rc2 Released With Many Fixes - Heavy On Zink   Mesa   2022-08-11
Mesa 22.2-rc1 Released With AMD RDNA3 & Intel Alchemist Primed, Vulkan Additions   Mesa   2022-08-03
Turnip Vulkan Driver Now Works With Zink For OpenGL 4.6, Approaching Vulkan 1.3   Mesa   2022-07-26
Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan Ready To Switch To Lazy Descriptors - Big Performance Win   Mesa   2022-07-19
OpenGL Celebrates Its 30th Birthday   Standards   2022-06-30
PowerVR Open-Source Vulkan Driver Adds Support For The TI AM62 SoC   Mesa   2022-06-21
Mesa 22.1.2 Released With Many OpenGL / Vulkan Driver Fixes   Mesa   2022-06-16
Vulkan 1.3.217 Adds Extension To Interact With Apple Metal Objects   Vulkan   2022-06-09
RADV Adds EXT_primitives_generated_query To Help Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan   Radeon   2022-06-09
Mesa 22.1.1 Released With Many Open-Source Graphics Driver Fixes   Mesa   2022-06-01
NVIDIA's Open-Source Kernel Driver, Graviton3 & Fedora 36 Made For An Exciting May   Phoronix   2022-05-31
Mesa 22.1 Released With Many Vulkan Improvements, Kopper For Zink, Imagination Driver   Mesa   2022-05-18
Mesa 22.1-rc5 Released With Dozens Of Fixes For Zink, RADV & Intel Vulkan Drivers   Mesa   2022-05-11
Mesa 22.1-rc4 Released With More Zink + Kopper Fixes   Mesa   2022-05-04
Mesa 22.1-rc3 Released With Backports For Intel Raptor Lake P, Zink/Kopper On Windows   Mesa   2022-04-27
Mesa On Windows Continues Improving: Dzn Dynamic Rendering, WGL Kopper Lands   Mesa   2022-04-22
Mesa 22.0.2 Released With Many Intel / Radeon / Zink Fixes   Mesa   2022-04-22
Mesa 22.1-rc2 Released With Many Zink, Intel, AMD Driver Fixes   Mesa   2022-04-21
Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan Making Progress On Windows, X-Plane Looking To Use It   Mesa   2022-04-20
Mesa 22.1-rc1 Brings Radeon Vulkan Enhancements, Imagination Driver & Microsoft Dozen   Mesa   2022-04-14