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AMDs New Catalyst Linux Driver Isnt Too Good - AMDs New Catalyst Linux Driver Isnt Too Good
Thu, Nov 22 2012 | 9:57AM | Filed under: Drivers| PermaLink Posted by: STAFF

Last week marked the release of a new AMD Catalyst Linux driver beta that was intended to improve the AMD Radeon OpenGL performance. AMD said this updated closed-source Linux graphics driver would bring significant performance improvements for Valve`s recently ported Left 4 Dead 2 Linux game. Curious about AMD Linux OpenGL performance improvements elsewhere, I ran some benchmarks of this new driver on several different graphics cards. Unfortunately, the performance improvements aren`t too widespread and there`s other problems making this beta driver not appealing."

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