Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Thu 13th Jan 2011 17:13 UTC, submitted by Michael
Linux "Now that the kernel mode-setting page-flipping for the ATI Radeon DRM kernel module has been merged into the Linux 2.6.38 kernel and the respective bits have been set in the xf86-video-ati DDX, we're in the process of running new open-source ATI graphics benchmarks under Linux. Our initial results (included in this article) show these latest improvements to cause some major performance boosts for the open-source ATI driver as it nears the level of performance of the proprietary Catalyst driver."
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RE: Windows need stable drivers
by 0brad0 on Thu 13th Jan 2011 23:39 UTC in reply to "Windows need stable drivers"
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2007-05-05

This is good news. Now if only we can get some REAL (read stable) drivers for windows. There haven't been stable drivers since the 8.x series (years?)


I keep hearing things like this yet every Windows system I've ever used with ATI hardware has been rock solid. The complete opposite for NVIDIA hardware.

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