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Open-Source AMD Fusion Driver Stabilizes
     Wed, May 11 2011 | 5:49P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"With the very latest open-source Linux driver code for the AMD Fusion E-350, the support is finally stable and comparable to that of other recent Radeon HD graphics processors with the open-source driver stack.""
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

Intel Sandy Bridge On Ubuntu 11.04 Is Still Troubling
     Wed, May 11 2011 | 2:36P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"When Intel released their ""Sandy Bridge"" processors in early January with next-generation graphics, the Linux support was widely criticized as although they had been working on the open-source Linux driver for nearly one year at that time, it wasn`t a pleasurable ""out of the box"" experience and building open-source graphics drivers on Linux can be a real pain. With Ubuntu 11.04, which was released at the end of April, this ""Natty Narwhal"" release still largely misses the Sandy Bridge support train.""
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

Intel Sandy Bridge On Ubuntu 11.04 Is Still Troubling
     Wed, May 11 2011 | 2:36P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"When Intel released their ""Sandy Bridge"" processors in early January with next-generation graphics, the Linux support was widely criticized as although they had been working on the open-source Linux driver for nearly one year at that time, it wasn`t a pleasurable ""out of the box"" experience and building open-source graphics drivers on Linux can be a real pain. With Ubuntu 11.04, which was released at the end of April, this ""Natty Narwhal"" release still largely misses the Sandy Bridge support train.""
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

Intel Sandy Bridge On Ubuntu 11.04 Is Still Troubling
     Wed, May 11 2011 | 2:36P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"When Intel released their ""Sandy Bridge"" processors in early January with next-generation graphics, the Linux support was widely criticized as although they had been working on the open-source Linux driver for nearly one year at that time, it wasn`t a pleasurable ""out of the box"" experience and building open-source graphics drivers on Linux can be a real pain. With Ubuntu 11.04, which was released at the end of April, this ""Natty Narwhal"" release still largely misses the Sandy Bridge support train.""
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

Intel Sandy Bridge On Ubuntu 11.04 Is Still Troubling
     Wed, May 11 2011 | 2:36P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"When Intel released their ""Sandy Bridge"" processors in early January with next-generation graphics, the Linux support was widely criticized as although they had been working on the open-source Linux driver for nearly one year at that time, it wasn`t a pleasurable ""out of the box"" experience and building open-source graphics drivers on Linux can be a real pain. With Ubuntu 11.04, which was released at the end of April, this ""Natty Narwhal"" release still largely misses the Sandy Bridge support train.""
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

Intel Sandy Bridge On Ubuntu 11.04 Is Still Troubling
     Wed, May 11 2011 | 2:36P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
""When Intel released their ""Sandy Bridge"" processors in early January with next-generation graphics, the Linux support was widely criticized as although they had been working on the open-source Linux driver for nearly one year at that time, it wasn`t a pleasurable ""out of the box"" experience and building open-source graphics drivers on Linux can be a real pain. With Ubuntu 11.04, which was released at the end of April, this ""Natty Narwhal"" release still largely misses the Sandy Bridge support train."""
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

Sapphire Pure Black P67 Hydra
     Wed, May 11 2011 | 11:22A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"When talking about Sapphire Technology on Phoronix it is usually about their vast selection of Radeon graphics cards for which they are very well known and are one of AMD`s premiere AIB partners. Recently, they have also expanded to offer a limited selection of high-end AMD and Intel motherboards. Being from Sapphire, these motherboards are not some budget motherboards with nothing to separate them from its competitors, but are rather well designed and very innovative boards. As the first Sapphire motherboard being reviewed under Linux at Phoronix, we are looking at their interesting Sandy Bridge offering: the Sapphire Pure Black P67 Hydra.""
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

 
Sapphire Pure Black P67 Hydra
     Wed, May 11 2011 | 11:22A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"When talking about Sapphire Technology on Phoronix it is usually about their vast selection of Radeon graphics cards for which they are very well known and are one of AMD`s premiere AIB partners. Recently, they have also expanded to offer a limited selection of high-end AMD and Intel motherboards. Being from Sapphire, these motherboards are not some budget motherboards with nothing to separate them from its competitors, but are rather well designed and very innovative boards. As the first Sapphire motherboard being reviewed under Linux at Phoronix, we are looking at their interesting Sandy Bridge offering: the Sapphire Pure Black P67 Hydra.""
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

Sapphire Pure Black P67 Hydra
     Wed, May 11 2011 | 11:22A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"When talking about Sapphire Technology on Phoronix it is usually about their vast selection of Radeon graphics cards for which they are very well known and are one of AMD`s premiere AIB partners. Recently, they have also expanded to offer a limited selection of high-end AMD and Intel motherboards. Being from Sapphire, these motherboards are not some budget motherboards with nothing to separate them from its competitors, but are rather well designed and very innovative boards. As the first Sapphire motherboard being reviewed under Linux at Phoronix, we are looking at their interesting Sandy Bridge offering: the Sapphire Pure Black P67 Hydra.""
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

Sapphire Pure Black P67 Hydra
     Wed, May 11 2011 | 11:22A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"When talking about Sapphire Technology on Phoronix it is usually about their vast selection of Radeon graphics cards for which they are very well known and are one of AMD`s premiere AIB partners. Recently, they have also expanded to offer a limited selection of high-end AMD and Intel motherboards. Being from Sapphire, these motherboards are not some budget motherboards with nothing to separate them from its competitors, but are rather well designed and very innovative boards. As the first Sapphire motherboard being reviewed under Linux at Phoronix, we are looking at their interesting Sandy Bridge offering: the Sapphire Pure Black P67 Hydra.""
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

Sapphire Pure Black P67 Hydra
     Wed, May 11 2011 | 11:22A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"When talking about Sapphire Technology on Phoronix it is usually about their vast selection of Radeon graphics cards for which they are very well known and are one of AMD`s premiere AIB partners. Recently, they have also expanded to offer a limited selection of high-end AMD and Intel motherboards. Being from Sapphire, these motherboards are not some budget motherboards with nothing to separate them from its competitors, but are rather well designed and very innovative boards. As the first Sapphire motherboard being reviewed under Linux at Phoronix, we are looking at their interesting Sandy Bridge offering: the Sapphire Pure Black P67 Hydra.""
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

May 2011: Gallium3D vs. Classic Mesa vs. Catalyst (Driver Comparison)
     Wed, May 11 2011 | 8:09A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"The open-source graphics driver landscape is ever changing with new work going into Mesa / Gallium3D near daily. While many improvements have been made in recent time, the open-source drivers have a ways to go in competing with the proprietary competition. Even the open-source AMD driver, which is developed using documentation from AMD as well as code and engineering resources within the company, it has a tough time competing with the well-optimized Catalyst driver. Fortunately, the AMD driver is now largely centered on the two Gallium3D drivers: R300g and R600g, and have pushed away their classic Mesa DRI drivers into maintenance mode. The R300g supports the R300 through R500 ASICs (up through the Radeon X1000 series) while the R600g driver supports all ATI/AMD hardware past that point up through the latest Radeon HD 6000 series and Fusion. In this article, we are seeing where the performance is currently at for the classic Mesa, Gallium3D, and Catalyst drivers under Linux.""
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

May 2011: Gallium3D vs. Classic Mesa vs. Catalyst (Driver Comparison)
     Wed, May 11 2011 | 8:09A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"The open-source graphics driver landscape is ever changing with new work going into Mesa / Gallium3D near daily. While many improvements have been made in recent time, the open-source drivers have a ways to go in competing with the proprietary competition. Even the open-source AMD driver, which is developed using documentation from AMD as well as code and engineering resources within the company, it has a tough time competing with the well-optimized Catalyst driver. Fortunately, the AMD driver is now largely centered on the two Gallium3D drivers: R300g and R600g, and have pushed away their classic Mesa DRI drivers into maintenance mode. The R300g supports the R300 through R500 ASICs (up through the Radeon X1000 series) while the R600g driver supports all ATI/AMD hardware past that point up through the latest Radeon HD 6000 series and Fusion. In this article, we are seeing where the performance is currently at for the classic Mesa, Gallium3D, and Catalyst drivers under Linux.""
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

May 2011: Gallium3D vs. Classic Mesa vs. Catalyst (Driver Comparison)
     Wed, May 11 2011 | 8:09A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"The open-source graphics driver landscape is ever changing with new work going into Mesa / Gallium3D near daily. While many improvements have been made in recent time, the open-source drivers have a ways to go in competing with the proprietary competition. Even the open-source AMD driver, which is developed using documentation from AMD as well as code and engineering resources within the company, it has a tough time competing with the well-optimized Catalyst driver. Fortunately, the AMD driver is now largely centered on the two Gallium3D drivers: R300g and R600g, and have pushed away their classic Mesa DRI drivers into maintenance mode. The R300g supports the R300 through R500 ASICs (up through the Radeon X1000 series) while the R600g driver supports all ATI/AMD hardware past that point up through the latest Radeon HD 6000 series and Fusion. In this article, we are seeing where the performance is currently at for the classic Mesa, Gallium3D, and Catalyst drivers under Linux.""
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

May 2011: Gallium3D vs. Classic Mesa vs. Catalyst (Driver Comparison)
     Wed, May 11 2011 | 8:09A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"The open-source graphics driver landscape is ever changing with new work going into Mesa / Gallium3D near daily. While many improvements have been made in recent time, the open-source drivers have a ways to go in competing with the proprietary competition. Even the open-source AMD driver, which is developed using documentation from AMD as well as code and engineering resources within the company, it has a tough time competing with the well-optimized Catalyst driver. Fortunately, the AMD driver is now largely centered on the two Gallium3D drivers: R300g and R600g, and have pushed away their classic Mesa DRI drivers into maintenance mode. The R300g supports the R300 through R500 ASICs (up through the Radeon X1000 series) while the R600g driver supports all ATI/AMD hardware past that point up through the latest Radeon HD 6000 series and Fusion. In this article, we are seeing where the performance is currently at for the classic Mesa, Gallium3D, and Catalyst drivers under Linux.""
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

May 2011: Gallium3D vs. Classic Mesa vs. Catalyst (Driver Comparison)
     Wed, May 11 2011 | 8:09A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"The open-source graphics driver landscape is ever changing with new work going into Mesa / Gallium3D near daily. While many improvements have been made in recent time, the open-source drivers have a ways to go in competing with the proprietary competition. Even the open-source AMD driver, which is developed using documentation from AMD as well as code and engineering resources within the company, it has a tough time competing with the well-optimized Catalyst driver. Fortunately, the AMD driver is now largely centered on the two Gallium3D drivers: R300g and R600g, and have pushed away their classic Mesa DRI drivers into maintenance mode. The R300g supports the R300 through R500 ASICs (up through the Radeon X1000 series) while the R600g driver supports all ATI/AMD hardware past that point up through the latest Radeon HD 6000 series and Fusion. In this article, we are seeing where the performance is currently at for the classic Mesa, Gallium3D, and Catalyst drivers under Linux.""
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

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