The Radeon R600 Gallium3D driver has picked up support for another OpenGL extension that’s mandated by the OpenGL 4.1 specification.
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Tom Stellard of AMD has published a new post enabling the R600/SI LLVM GPU back-end to handle Radeon HD 8000 “Sea Islands” GPGPU/Compute support…
While there’s at least another month left until the release of Mesa 9.3 / Mesa 10.0, for the mature Radeon R600 Gallium3D there are already a number of performance changes — for both good and bad — that can be spotted in running the latest code. Here’s some benchmarks showing some of the performance changes over Mesa 9.2.1 stable for a Radeon HD 4000 series GPU on the open-source AMD Linux GPU driver.