NVIDIA Nouveau 1080p 2015 Linux

End of year 2015 NVIDIA vs. Nouveau Linux graphics driver benchmarking. Tests by Michael Larabel for a future article.

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NVIDIA 358.16: GTX 680
December 21 2015
 
NVIDIA 358.16: GTX 760
December 21 2015
 
NVIDIA 358.16: GTX 780 Ti
December 21 2015
 
NVIDIA 358.16: GTX 650
December 21 2015
 
NVIDIA 358.16: GTX 750 Ti
December 21 2015
 
Nouveau: GTX 680
December 22 2015
 
Nouveau: GTX 780 Ti
December 22 2015
 
Nouveau: GTX 760
December 22 2015
 
Nouveau: GTX 650
December 22 2015
 
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December 22 2015
 
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NVIDIA Nouveau 1080p 2015 LinuxOpenBenchmarking.orgPhoronix Test Suite 10.8.4Intel Core i7-5960X @ 3.50GHz (16 Cores)Gigabyte X99-UD4-CFIntel Xeon E7 v3/Xeon16384MB120GB Samsung SSD 850NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 2048MB (1006/3004MHz)NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 2048MB (980/3004MHz)NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3072MB (875/3500MHz)MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 1024MB (1084/2500MHz)NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2048MB (1019/2700MHz)NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 2048MB (1202/6008MHz)NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3072MB (1202/7000MHz)NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 2048MB (1202/6008MHz)MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 1024MB (1084/5000MHz)NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2048MB (405/810MHz)Realtek ALC1150Intel ConnectionUbuntu 15.104.2.0-22-generic (x86_64)4.3.0-040300-generic (x86_64)UnityX Server 1.17.2NVIDIA 358.16nouveau 1.0.124.4.04.1 Mesa 11.2.0-devel (padoka PPA) Gallium 0.43.3 Mesa 11.2.0-devel (padoka PPA) Gallium 0.4ext41920x1080ProcessorMotherboardChipsetMemoryDiskGraphicsAudioNetworkOSKernelsDesktopDisplay ServerDisplay DriversOpenGLsFile-SystemScreen ResolutionNVIDIA Nouveau 1080p 2015 Linux BenchmarksSystem Logs- Scaling Governor: intel_pstate powersave- Nouveau: GTX 680, Nouveau: GTX 780 Ti, Nouveau: GTX 760, Nouveau: GTX 650, Nouveau: GTX 750 Ti: nouveau.pstate=1 - Nouveau: GTX 680, Nouveau: GTX 780 Ti, Nouveau: GTX 760, Nouveau: GTX 650: EXA

bioshock-infinite: 1920 x 1080 - Highdirt-showdown: 1920 x 1080 - High - 2x MSAAmetro2033-redux: Phoronix Test Suite v6.2.0m1metroll-redux: Phoronix Test Suite v6.2.0m1openarena: 1920 x 1080tesseract: 1920 x 1080tf2: 1920 x 1080unigine-valley: 1920 x 1080 - Fullscreenxonotic: 1920 x 1080 - UltimateNVIDIA 358.16Nouveau GTX 680 GTX 760 GTX 780 Ti GTX 650 GTX 750 Ti GTX 680 GTX 780 Ti GTX 760 GTX 650 GTX 750 Ti125.16123.61133.77130.04344.57224.19109.8064.70223.37119.84115.00130.27120.55320.17214.35108.3355.76216.21127.80125.40135.38153.56392.33267.75105.9591.43231.2161.7045.8255.8944.34126.77122.9991.5020.13110.4395.5981.0497.3285.53250.87180.92104.3134.63147.9436.5914.51188.33192.4492.5643.1574.6116.3613.75141.07126.6891.0019.9195.9832.9514.62167.10182.34101.3530.14113.8618.0514.4898.4391.4680.7212.4267.3331.1322.7821.593.26OpenBenchmarking.org

BioShock Infinite

A Steam-based test of the BioShock Infinite game. Learn more via the OpenBenchmarking.org test page.

NVIDIA 358.16NouveauOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterBioShock InfiniteResolution: 1920 x 1080 - Effects Quality: HighGTX 680GTX 760GTX 780 TiGTX 650GTX 750 Ti306090120150SE +/- 2.17, N = 3SE +/- 2.35, N = 3SE +/- 0.80, N = 3SE +/- 0.11, N = 3SE +/- 0.26, N = 3SE +/- 0.15, N = 3SE +/- 0.01, N = 3SE +/- 0.03, N = 3SE +/- 0.04, N = 3125.16119.84127.8061.7095.5936.5916.3632.9518.05
NVIDIA 358.16NouveauOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterBioShock InfiniteResolution: 1920 x 1080 - Effects Quality: HighGTX 680GTX 760GTX 780 TiGTX 650GTX 750 Ti20406080100Min: 120.93 / Avg: 125.16 / Max: 128.12Min: 116.69 / Avg: 119.84 / Max: 124.43Min: 126.35 / Avg: 127.8 / Max: 129.13Min: 61.48 / Avg: 61.7 / Max: 61.84Min: 95.11 / Avg: 95.59 / Max: 95.99Min: 36.33 / Avg: 36.59 / Max: 36.86Min: 16.34 / Avg: 16.36 / Max: 16.38Min: 32.9 / Avg: 32.95 / Max: 33Min: 17.98 / Avg: 18.05 / Max: 18.1

DiRT Showdown

This is a benchmark of DiRT Showdown on Steam. The test profile assumes you have a Steam account, have Steam installed for the system, and that you own a copy of this game. This automates the process of executing the game and using its built-in benchmark mode. Learn more via the OpenBenchmarking.org test page.

NVIDIA 358.16NouveauOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterDiRT ShowdownResolution: 1920 x 1080 - Graphics Preset: High - Multi-Sampling: 2x MSAAGTX 680GTX 760GTX 780 TiGTX 650GTX 750 Ti306090120150SE +/- 0.32, N = 3SE +/- 0.27, N = 3SE +/- 0.48, N = 3SE +/- 0.02, N = 3SE +/- 0.04, N = 3SE +/- 0.18, N = 3SE +/- 0.01, N = 3SE +/- 0.06, N = 3SE +/- 0.01, N = 3123.61115.00125.4045.8281.0414.5113.7514.6214.48
NVIDIA 358.16NouveauOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterDiRT ShowdownResolution: 1920 x 1080 - Graphics Preset: High - Multi-Sampling: 2x MSAAGTX 680GTX 760GTX 780 TiGTX 650GTX 750 Ti20406080100Min: 122.97 / Avg: 123.61 / Max: 123.99Min: 114.7 / Avg: 115 / Max: 115.54Min: 124.91 / Avg: 125.4 / Max: 126.35Min: 45.77 / Avg: 45.82 / Max: 45.85Min: 80.96 / Avg: 81.04 / Max: 81.09Min: 14.15 / Avg: 14.51 / Max: 14.7Min: 13.72 / Avg: 13.75 / Max: 13.77Min: 14.51 / Avg: 14.62 / Max: 14.7Min: 14.45 / Avg: 14.48 / Max: 14.5

Metro 2033 Redux

A Steam-based test of the Metro 2033 Redux game. Learn more via the OpenBenchmarking.org test page.

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterMetro 2033 ReduxPhoronix Test Suite v6.2.0m1GTX 680GTX 760GTX 780 TiGTX 650GTX 750 Ti306090120150SE +/- 1.41, N = 3SE +/- 0.32, N = 3SE +/- 0.47, N = 3SE +/- 0.06, N = 3SE +/- 0.40, N = 3133.77130.27135.3855.8997.32
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterMetro 2033 ReduxPhoronix Test Suite v6.2.0m1GTX 680GTX 760GTX 780 TiGTX 650GTX 750 Ti306090120150Min: 130.96 / Avg: 133.77 / Max: 135.37Min: 129.67 / Avg: 130.27 / Max: 130.76Min: 134.69 / Avg: 135.38 / Max: 136.27Min: 55.76 / Avg: 55.89 / Max: 55.96Min: 96.69 / Avg: 97.32 / Max: 98.06

Metro: Last Light Redux

A Steam-based test of the Metro: Last Light Redux game. Learn more via the OpenBenchmarking.org test page.

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterMetro: Last Light ReduxPhoronix Test Suite v6.2.0m1GTX 680GTX 760GTX 780 TiGTX 650GTX 750 Ti306090120150SE +/- 0.54, N = 3SE +/- 0.38, N = 3SE +/- 2.35, N = 3SE +/- 0.02, N = 3SE +/- 0.10, N = 3130.04120.55153.5644.3485.53
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterMetro: Last Light ReduxPhoronix Test Suite v6.2.0m1GTX 680GTX 760GTX 780 TiGTX 650GTX 750 Ti306090120150Min: 129.11 / Avg: 130.04 / Max: 130.99Min: 119.78 / Avg: 120.55 / Max: 120.99Min: 148.88 / Avg: 153.56 / Max: 156.24Min: 44.32 / Avg: 44.34 / Max: 44.38Min: 85.35 / Avg: 85.53 / Max: 85.71

OpenArena

NVIDIA 358.16NouveauOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterOpenArena 0.8.8Resolution: 1920 x 1080GTX 680GTX 760GTX 780 TiGTX 650GTX 750 Ti90180270360450SE +/- 1.80, N = 3SE +/- 1.03, N = 3SE +/- 2.07, N = 3SE +/- 0.03, N = 3SE +/- 1.50, N = 3SE +/- 2.15, N = 3SE +/- 0.90, N = 3SE +/- 0.20, N = 3SE +/- 0.12, N = 3SE +/- 0.07, N = 3344.57320.17392.33126.77250.87188.33141.07167.1098.4331.13
NVIDIA 358.16NouveauOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterOpenArena 0.8.8Resolution: 1920 x 1080GTX 680GTX 760GTX 780 TiGTX 650GTX 750 Ti70140210280350Min: 342.2 / Avg: 344.57 / Max: 348.1Min: 318.6 / Avg: 320.17 / Max: 322.1Min: 389.1 / Avg: 392.33 / Max: 396.2Min: 126.7 / Avg: 126.77 / Max: 126.8Min: 248.6 / Avg: 250.87 / Max: 253.7Min: 185.1 / Avg: 188.33 / Max: 192.4Min: 139.8 / Avg: 141.07 / Max: 142.8Min: 166.7 / Avg: 167.1 / Max: 167.3Min: 98.2 / Avg: 98.43 / Max: 98.6Min: 31 / Avg: 31.13 / Max: 31.2

NVIDIA 358.16NouveauOpenBenchmarking.orgMilliseconds, Fewer Is BetterOpenArena 0.8.8Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Total Frame TimeGTX 680GTX 760GTX 780 TiGTX 650GTX 750 Ti1530456075Min: 1 / Avg: 2.85 / Max: 17Min: 1 / Avg: 3.12 / Max: 18Min: 1 / Avg: 2.54 / Max: 17Min: 5 / Avg: 7.87 / Max: 22Min: 2 / Avg: 3.97 / Max: 18Min: 1 / Avg: 5.38 / Max: 17Min: 3 / Avg: 7.08 / Max: 25Min: 2 / Avg: 5.94 / Max: 25Min: 5 / Avg: 10.11 / Max: 28Min: 3 / Avg: 31.97 / Max: 81

Tesseract

Tesseract is a fork of Cube 2 Sauerbraten with numerous graphics and game-play improvements. Tesseract has been in development since 2012 while its first release happened in May of 2014. Learn more via the OpenBenchmarking.org test page.

NVIDIA 358.16NouveauOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterTesseract 2014-05-12Resolution: 1920 x 1080GTX 680GTX 760GTX 780 TiGTX 650GTX 750 Ti60120180240300SE +/- 3.58, N = 3SE +/- 1.75, N = 3SE +/- 1.98, N = 3SE +/- 0.46, N = 3SE +/- 1.31, N = 3SE +/- 2.63, N = 3SE +/- 0.55, N = 3SE +/- 2.44, N = 3SE +/- 0.20, N = 3SE +/- 0.07, N = 3224.19214.35267.75122.99180.92192.44126.68182.3491.4622.78
NVIDIA 358.16NouveauOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterTesseract 2014-05-12Resolution: 1920 x 1080GTX 680GTX 760GTX 780 TiGTX 650GTX 750 Ti50100150200250Min: 218.18 / Avg: 224.19 / Max: 230.58Min: 211.44 / Avg: 214.35 / Max: 217.49Min: 264.15 / Avg: 267.75 / Max: 270.98Min: 122.5 / Avg: 122.99 / Max: 123.91Min: 178.3 / Avg: 180.92 / Max: 182.3Min: 188.74 / Avg: 192.44 / Max: 197.52Min: 125.59 / Avg: 126.68 / Max: 127.33Min: 178.74 / Avg: 182.34 / Max: 187.01Min: 91.09 / Avg: 91.46 / Max: 91.76Min: 22.69 / Avg: 22.78 / Max: 22.91

Team Fortress 2

NVIDIA 358.16NouveauOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterTeam Fortress 2Resolution: 1920 x 1080GTX 680GTX 760GTX 780 TiGTX 650GTX 750 Ti20406080100SE +/- 2.87, N = 6SE +/- 2.77, N = 6SE +/- 3.17, N = 6SE +/- 1.55, N = 6SE +/- 2.76, N = 6SE +/- 2.75, N = 6SE +/- 2.15, N = 6SE +/- 2.79, N = 6SE +/- 0.12, N = 3SE +/- 9.45, N = 6109.80108.33105.9591.50104.3191.00101.3580.7221.5992.56
NVIDIA 358.16NouveauOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterTeam Fortress 2Resolution: 1920 x 1080GTX 680GTX 760GTX 780 TiGTX 650GTX 750 Ti20406080100Min: 96.31 / Avg: 109.8 / Max: 115.23Min: 96.91 / Avg: 108.33 / Max: 114.05Min: 91.42 / Avg: 105.95 / Max: 114.32Min: 84.88 / Avg: 91.5 / Max: 95.46Min: 92.2 / Avg: 104.31 / Max: 110.73Min: 78.17 / Avg: 91 / Max: 95.82Min: 93.39 / Avg: 101.35 / Max: 107.26Min: 67.5 / Avg: 80.72 / Max: 86.56Min: 21.35 / Avg: 21.59 / Max: 21.71Min: 45.8 / Avg: 92.56 / Max: 107.06

Unigine Valley

This test calculates the average frame-rate within the Valley demo for the Unigine engine, released in February 2013. This engine is extremely demanding on the system's graphics card. Unigine Valley relies upon an OpenGL GL3 Core Profile context. Learn more via the OpenBenchmarking.org test page.

NVIDIA 358.16NouveauOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterUnigine Valley 1.0Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Mode: FullscreenGTX 680GTX 760GTX 780 TiGTX 650GTX 750 Ti20406080100SE +/- 0.03, N = 3SE +/- 0.14, N = 3SE +/- 0.30, N = 3SE +/- 0.01, N = 3SE +/- 0.02, N = 3SE +/- 0.09, N = 3SE +/- 0.01, N = 3SE +/- 0.03, N = 3SE +/- 0.00, N = 3SE +/- 0.00, N = 364.7055.7691.4320.1334.6343.1519.9130.1412.423.26
NVIDIA 358.16NouveauOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterUnigine Valley 1.0Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Mode: FullscreenGTX 680GTX 760GTX 780 TiGTX 650GTX 750 Ti20406080100Min: 64.66 / Avg: 64.7 / Max: 64.77Min: 55.48 / Avg: 55.76 / Max: 55.93Min: 90.84 / Avg: 91.43 / Max: 91.82Min: 20.1 / Avg: 20.13 / Max: 20.14Min: 34.61 / Avg: 34.63 / Max: 34.67Min: 43.05 / Avg: 43.15 / Max: 43.33Min: 19.89 / Avg: 19.91 / Max: 19.94Min: 30.07 / Avg: 30.14 / Max: 30.18Min: 12.41 / Avg: 12.42 / Max: 12.42Min: 3.26 / Avg: 3.26 / Max: 3.27

Xonotic

This is a benchmark of Xonotic, which is a fork of the DarkPlaces-based Nexuiz game. Development began in March of 2010 on the Xonotic game. Learn more via the OpenBenchmarking.org test page.

NVIDIA 358.16NouveauOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterXonotic 0.8Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Effects Quality: UltimateGTX 680GTX 760GTX 780 TiGTX 650GTX 750 Ti50100150200250SE +/- 1.74, N = 3SE +/- 1.87, N = 3SE +/- 1.81, N = 3SE +/- 0.25, N = 3SE +/- 0.31, N = 3SE +/- 0.58, N = 3SE +/- 0.45, N = 3SE +/- 1.40, N = 3SE +/- 0.06, N = 3223.37216.21231.21110.43147.9474.6195.98113.8667.33
NVIDIA 358.16NouveauOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterXonotic 0.8Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Effects Quality: UltimateGTX 680GTX 760GTX 780 TiGTX 650GTX 750 Ti4080120160200Min: 220.77 / Avg: 223.37 / Max: 226.67Min: 212.75 / Avg: 216.21 / Max: 219.19Min: 229.28 / Avg: 231.21 / Max: 234.83Min: 109.94 / Avg: 110.43 / Max: 110.71Min: 147.36 / Avg: 147.94 / Max: 148.41Min: 73.57 / Avg: 74.61 / Max: 75.57Min: 95.08 / Avg: 95.98 / Max: 96.49Min: 111.79 / Avg: 113.86 / Max: 116.53Min: 67.2 / Avg: 67.33 / Max: 67.4