AMD Linux Catalyst AI

AMD Catalyst AI performance benchmarking with no Catalyst AI, standard optimizations, and then advanced optimizations from the Catalyst 12.11 Linux Beta on Ubuntu Linux. Benchmarking for a future article on Phoronix.com.

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AMD Linux Catalyst AIOpenBenchmarking.orgPhoronix Test SuiteIntel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz (8 Cores)ECS Z77H2-A2X v1.0Intel Ivy Bridge DRAM8192MB60GB OCZ VERTEX2AMD Radeon HD 6900 2048MB (800/1250MHz)Realtek ALC892DELL P2210HRealtek RTL8111/8168B + Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205Ubuntu 11.103.0.0-12-generic (x86_64)Unity 4.22.0X Server 1.10.4fglrx 9.1.114.2.11995GCC 4.6.1ext41920x1080ProcessorMotherboardChipsetMemoryDiskGraphicsAudioMonitorNetworkOSKernelDesktopDisplay ServerDisplay DriverOpenGLCompilerFile-SystemScreen ResolutionAMD Linux Catalyst AI BenchmarksSystem Logs- --build=x86_64-linux-gnu --disable-werror --enable-checking=release --enable-clocale=gnu --enable-languages=c,c++,fortran,objc,obj-c++,go --enable-libstdcxx-debug --enable-libstdcxx-time=yes --enable-nls --enable-objc-gc --enable-plugin --enable-shared --enable-threads=posix --host=x86_64-linux-gnu --target=x86_64-linux-gnu --with-arch-32=i686 --with-tune=generic -v - Compiz was running on this system.

No Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AIResult OverviewPhoronix Test Suite100%116%131%147%163%Doom 3NexuizUnigine SanctuaryUnigine TropicsOpenArenaXonoticUnigine HeavenLightsmarkPreyWarsowVDrift

AMD Linux Catalyst AIdoom3: 1920 x 1080 - Ultralightsmark: 1920 x 1080nexuiz: 1920 x 1080 - Yes - Offopenarena: 1920 x 1080openarena: 1920 x 1080prey: 1920 x 1080unigine-heaven: 1920 x 1080unigine-sanctuary: 1920 x 1080unigine-tropics: 1920 x 1080vdrift: 1920 x 1080warsow: 1920 x 1080xonotic: 1920 x 1080 - Highxonotic: 1920 x 1080 - Ultraxonotic: 1920 x 1080 - UltimateNo Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI126.83526.20135.51395.03157.73160.1354.80129.28107.3690.72308.93185.11128.7199.97203.63524.71135.58399.63157.90160.3754.47127.50105.6790.59309.17183.07126.43100.12206.10527.33146.79390.23157.93160.0054.57127.23106.0190.69309.40185.03127.8299.75OpenBenchmarking.org

Doom 3

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterDoom 3 1.3.1Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Quality: UltraNo Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI50100150200250SE +/- 0.93, N = 3SE +/- 3.91, N = 3SE +/- 3.37, N = 3126.83203.63206.10
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterDoom 3 1.3.1Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Quality: UltraNo Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI4080120160200Min: 125.1 / Avg: 126.83 / Max: 128.3Min: 197.7 / Avg: 203.63 / Max: 211Min: 202.1 / Avg: 206.1 / Max: 212.8

Lightsmark

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterLightsmark 2008Resolution: 1920 x 1080No Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI110220330440550SE +/- 3.07, N = 3SE +/- 1.65, N = 3SE +/- 3.66, N = 3526.20524.71527.33
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterLightsmark 2008Resolution: 1920 x 1080No Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI90180270360450Min: 521.08 / Avg: 526.2 / Max: 531.68Min: 521.58 / Avg: 524.71 / Max: 527.19Min: 521.73 / Avg: 527.33 / Max: 534.22

Nexuiz

This is a benchmark of Nexuiz, a popular open-source first-person shooter. This game uses the DarkPlaces engine, which is a largely modified version of the Quake engine with extra features such as High Dynamic Range rendering and OpenGL 2.0 shaders. Learn more via the OpenBenchmarking.org test page.

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterNexuiz 2.5.2Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - HDR: Yes - Sound: OffNo Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI306090120150SE +/- 2.27, N = 3SE +/- 3.98, N = 6SE +/- 0.84, N = 3135.51135.58146.79
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterNexuiz 2.5.2Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - HDR: Yes - Sound: OffNo Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI306090120150Min: 131.02 / Avg: 135.51 / Max: 138.35Min: 123.19 / Avg: 135.58 / Max: 147.64Min: 145.21 / Avg: 146.79 / Max: 148.08

OpenArena

This is a test of OpenArena, a popular open-source first-person shooter. This game is based upon ioquake3, which in turn uses the GPL version of id Software's Quake 3 engine. Learn more via the OpenBenchmarking.org test page.

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterOpenArena 0.8.5Resolution: 1920 x 1080No Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI90180270360450SE +/- 3.36, N = 3SE +/- 2.03, N = 3SE +/- 2.20, N = 3395.03399.63390.23
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterOpenArena 0.8.5Resolution: 1920 x 1080No Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI70140210280350Min: 389.8 / Avg: 395.03 / Max: 401.3Min: 396 / Avg: 399.63 / Max: 403Min: 386.6 / Avg: 390.23 / Max: 394.2

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterOpenArena 0.8.8Resolution: 1920 x 1080No Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI306090120150SE +/- 0.41, N = 3SE +/- 1.25, N = 3SE +/- 0.90, N = 3157.73157.90157.93
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterOpenArena 0.8.8Resolution: 1920 x 1080No Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI306090120150Min: 157.1 / Avg: 157.73 / Max: 158.5Min: 156.1 / Avg: 157.9 / Max: 160.3Min: 156.3 / Avg: 157.93 / Max: 159.4

Prey

This test calculates the average frame-rate within the Prey retail game from 3D Realms. This test requires a valid game key and game files found on the retail CD/DVD. Learn more via the OpenBenchmarking.org test page.

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterPrey 1.4.119Resolution: 1920 x 1080No Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI4080120160200SE +/- 0.33, N = 3SE +/- 0.12, N = 3SE +/- 0.62, N = 3160.13160.37160.00
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterPrey 1.4.119Resolution: 1920 x 1080No Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI306090120150Min: 159.5 / Avg: 160.13 / Max: 160.6Min: 160.2 / Avg: 160.37 / Max: 160.6Min: 158.8 / Avg: 160 / Max: 160.9

Unigine Heaven

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterUnigine Heaven 3.0Resolution: 1920 x 1080No Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI1224364860SE +/- 0.08, N = 3SE +/- 0.08, N = 3SE +/- 0.06, N = 354.8054.4754.57
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterUnigine Heaven 3.0Resolution: 1920 x 1080No Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI1122334455Min: 54.72 / Avg: 54.8 / Max: 54.95Min: 54.39 / Avg: 54.47 / Max: 54.62Min: 54.45 / Avg: 54.57 / Max: 54.64

Unigine Sanctuary

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterUnigine Sanctuary 2.3Resolution: 1920 x 1080No Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI306090120150SE +/- 0.37, N = 3SE +/- 0.33, N = 3SE +/- 0.32, N = 3129.28127.50127.23
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterUnigine Sanctuary 2.3Resolution: 1920 x 1080No Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI20406080100Min: 128.54 / Avg: 129.28 / Max: 129.67Min: 126.84 / Avg: 127.5 / Max: 127.85Min: 126.84 / Avg: 127.23 / Max: 127.87

Unigine Tropics

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterUnigine Tropics 1.3Resolution: 1920 x 1080No Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI20406080100SE +/- 1.01, N = 3SE +/- 0.35, N = 3SE +/- 0.36, N = 3107.36105.67106.01
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterUnigine Tropics 1.3Resolution: 1920 x 1080No Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI20406080100Min: 105.33 / Avg: 107.36 / Max: 108.38Min: 105.31 / Avg: 105.67 / Max: 106.38Min: 105.29 / Avg: 106.01 / Max: 106.37

VDrift

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterVDrift 2010-06-30Resolution: 1920 x 1080No Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI20406080100SE +/- 0.14, N = 3SE +/- 0.12, N = 3SE +/- 0.13, N = 390.7290.5990.691. (CXX) g++ options: -pthread -lSDL -lGLU -lGLEW -lpthread -lSDL_image -lSDL_gfx -lvorbisfile -lvdriftbullet
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterVDrift 2010-06-30Resolution: 1920 x 1080No Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI20406080100Min: 90.44 / Avg: 90.72 / Max: 90.87Min: 90.45 / Avg: 90.59 / Max: 90.84Min: 90.44 / Avg: 90.69 / Max: 90.831. (CXX) g++ options: -pthread -lSDL -lGLU -lGLEW -lpthread -lSDL_image -lSDL_gfx -lvorbisfile -lvdriftbullet

Warsow

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterWarsow 1.0Resolution: 1920 x 1080No Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI70140210280350SE +/- 1.09, N = 3SE +/- 0.44, N = 3SE +/- 1.37, N = 3308.93309.17309.40
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterWarsow 1.0Resolution: 1920 x 1080No Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI60120180240300Min: 306.8 / Avg: 308.93 / Max: 310.4Min: 308.3 / Avg: 309.17 / Max: 309.7Min: 306.7 / Avg: 309.4 / Max: 311.1

Xonotic

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterXonotic 0.6Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Effects Quality: HighNo Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI4080120160200SE +/- 0.69, N = 3SE +/- 0.71, N = 3SE +/- 1.27, N = 3185.11183.07185.03
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterXonotic 0.6Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Effects Quality: HighNo Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI306090120150Min: 183.83 / Avg: 185.11 / Max: 186.22Min: 181.66 / Avg: 183.07 / Max: 183.86Min: 182.76 / Avg: 185.03 / Max: 187.13

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterXonotic 0.6Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Effects Quality: UltraNo Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI306090120150SE +/- 0.11, N = 3SE +/- 1.45, N = 3SE +/- 0.77, N = 3128.71126.43127.82
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterXonotic 0.6Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Effects Quality: UltraNo Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI20406080100Min: 128.51 / Avg: 128.71 / Max: 128.9Min: 124.26 / Avg: 126.43 / Max: 129.17Min: 126.47 / Avg: 127.82 / Max: 129.12

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterXonotic 0.6Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Effects Quality: UltimateNo Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI20406080100SE +/- 0.29, N = 3SE +/- 0.14, N = 3SE +/- 0.07, N = 399.97100.1299.75
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterXonotic 0.6Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Effects Quality: UltimateNo Catalyst AIStandard AIAdvanced AI20406080100Min: 99.4 / Avg: 99.97 / Max: 100.36Min: 99.9 / Avg: 100.12 / Max: 100.37Min: 99.61 / Avg: 99.75 / Max: 99.84