Linked by David Adams on Tue 29th Jun 2010 18:01 UTC, submitted by Michael
Graphics, User Interfaces The open-source Mesa/X.Org developers have been working on LLVMpipe, a Gallium3D driver that accelerates OpenGL and other state trackers on the CPU rather than any GPU driver to provide a better software rasterizer via LLVM optimizations. Unfortunately, it's still slow and can barely keep up with games.
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"Still slow"?
by Zifre on Tue 29th Jun 2010 23:25 UTC
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2009-10-04

The title of the article is messed up. LLVMpipe is "still slow"?

It's a software renderer! Is it supposed to beat the NVIDIA GPU used in the test?

It's already quite optimized. It's several times faster than Mesa's old software renderer. I'd say that it's very impressive for how new it is.

This is why I hate Phoronix...

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