Radeon Linux 4.4 vs. 4.5 DRM

Radeon R9 290 and R7 370 Radeon graphics card tests on open adriver with Linux 4.4 and 4.5 DRM driver tests. Tests by Michael Larabel for a future article.

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Linux 4.4: R9 290
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Radeon Linux 4.4 vs. 4.5 DRMOpenBenchmarking.orgPhoronix Test Suite 10.8.4Intel Core i7-5960X @ 3.50GHz (16 Cores)Gigabyte X99-UD4-CFIntel Xeon E7 v3/Xeon16384MB120GB Samsung SSD 850XFX AMD Radeon R9 290 4096MBMSI AMD Radeon R7 370 / R9 270/370 OEM 4096MBRealtek ALC1150DELL P2415QIntel ConnectionUbuntu 15.104.4.0-rc3-amdgpu-pp-phx-xmas (x86_64) 201512184.4.0-rc3-4.5-next-phx-xmas (x86_64) 20151222UnityX Server 1.17.2radeon 7.6.994.1 Mesa 11.2.0-devel (padoka PPA) Gallium 0.4ext41920x1080ProcessorMotherboardChipsetMemoryDiskGraphicsAudioMonitorNetworkOSKernelsDesktopDisplay ServerDisplay DriverOpenGLFile-SystemScreen ResolutionRadeon Linux 4.4 Vs. 4.5 DRM BenchmarksSystem Logs- Scaling Governor: intel_pstate powersave- GLAMOR

unigine-valley: 1920 x 1080 - Fullscreenbioshock-infinite: 1920 x 1080 - Very Highdirt-showdown: 1920 x 1080 - Ultra - 2x MSAAmetro2033-redux: Phoronix Test Suite v6.2.0m1metroll-redux: Phoronix Test Suite v6.2.0m1openarena: 1920 x 1080tesseract: 1920 x 1080tf2: 1920 x 1080xonotic: 1920 x 1080 - UltimateLinux 4.4Linux 4.5 DRM R9 290 R7 370 R9 290 R7 37059.2326.9556.5132.2441.16214.63176.2269.78152.0633.3327.1654.1231.5937.72191.27146.1774.06143.8659.3628.9356.8132.5541.11215.20178.6971.02162.3533.4529.2355.1731.1737.44186.97145.3176.67148.25OpenBenchmarking.org

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.

Linux 4.4Linux 4.5 DRMOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterUnigine Valley 1.0Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Mode: FullscreenR9 290R7 3701326395265SE +/- 0.02, N = 3SE +/- 0.02, N = 3SE +/- 0.07, N = 3SE +/- 0.03, N = 359.2333.3359.3633.45
Linux 4.4Linux 4.5 DRMOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterUnigine Valley 1.0Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Mode: FullscreenR9 290R7 3701224364860Min: 59.19 / Avg: 59.23 / Max: 59.27Min: 33.3 / Avg: 33.33 / Max: 33.35Min: 59.25 / Avg: 59.36 / Max: 59.48Min: 33.41 / Avg: 33.45 / Max: 33.5

BioShock Infinite

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

Linux 4.4Linux 4.5 DRMOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterBioShock InfiniteResolution: 1920 x 1080 - Effects Quality: Very HighR9 290R7 370714212835SE +/- 0.35, N = 3SE +/- 0.42, N = 3SE +/- 0.24, N = 3SE +/- 0.50, N = 426.9527.1628.9329.23
Linux 4.4Linux 4.5 DRMOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterBioShock InfiniteResolution: 1920 x 1080 - Effects Quality: Very HighR9 290R7 370612182430Min: 26.25 / Avg: 26.95 / Max: 27.37Min: 26.44 / Avg: 27.16 / Max: 27.89Min: 28.66 / Avg: 28.93 / Max: 29.41Min: 27.8 / Avg: 29.23 / Max: 29.92

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.

Linux 4.4Linux 4.5 DRMOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterDiRT ShowdownResolution: 1920 x 1080 - Graphics Preset: Ultra - Multi-Sampling: 2x MSAAR9 290R7 3701326395265SE +/- 0.56, N = 3SE +/- 0.22, N = 3SE +/- 0.86, N = 5SE +/- 0.20, N = 356.5154.1256.8155.17
Linux 4.4Linux 4.5 DRMOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterDiRT ShowdownResolution: 1920 x 1080 - Graphics Preset: Ultra - Multi-Sampling: 2x MSAAR9 290R7 3701122334455Min: 55.67 / Avg: 56.51 / Max: 57.57Min: 53.69 / Avg: 54.12 / Max: 54.39Min: 53.48 / Avg: 56.81 / Max: 58.35Min: 54.77 / Avg: 55.17 / Max: 55.39

Metro 2033 Redux

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

Linux 4.4Linux 4.5 DRMOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterMetro 2033 ReduxPhoronix Test Suite v6.2.0m1R9 290R7 370816243240SE +/- 0.37, N = 3SE +/- 0.36, N = 3SE +/- 0.12, N = 3SE +/- 0.21, N = 332.2431.5932.5531.17
Linux 4.4Linux 4.5 DRMOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterMetro 2033 ReduxPhoronix Test Suite v6.2.0m1R9 290R7 370714212835Min: 31.71 / Avg: 32.24 / Max: 32.95Min: 31.01 / Avg: 31.59 / Max: 32.26Min: 32.31 / Avg: 32.55 / Max: 32.68Min: 30.81 / Avg: 31.17 / Max: 31.55

Metro: Last Light Redux

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

Linux 4.4Linux 4.5 DRMOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterMetro: Last Light ReduxPhoronix Test Suite v6.2.0m1R9 290R7 370918273645SE +/- 0.24, N = 3SE +/- 0.25, N = 3SE +/- 0.22, N = 3SE +/- 0.13, N = 341.1637.7241.1137.44
Linux 4.4Linux 4.5 DRMOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterMetro: Last Light ReduxPhoronix Test Suite v6.2.0m1R9 290R7 370918273645Min: 40.69 / Avg: 41.16 / Max: 41.5Min: 37.35 / Avg: 37.72 / Max: 38.2Min: 40.87 / Avg: 41.11 / Max: 41.54Min: 37.2 / Avg: 37.44 / Max: 37.63

OpenArena

Linux 4.4Linux 4.5 DRMOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterOpenArena 0.8.8Resolution: 1920 x 1080R9 290R7 37050100150200250SE +/- 3.15, N = 6SE +/- 1.02, N = 3SE +/- 3.00, N = 3SE +/- 1.62, N = 3214.63191.27215.20186.97
Linux 4.4Linux 4.5 DRMOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterOpenArena 0.8.8Resolution: 1920 x 1080R9 290R7 3704080120160200Min: 203.3 / Avg: 214.63 / Max: 225.8Min: 189.4 / Avg: 191.27 / Max: 192.9Min: 212.2 / Avg: 215.2 / Max: 221.2Min: 184.1 / Avg: 186.97 / Max: 189.7

Linux 4.4Linux 4.5 DRMOpenBenchmarking.orgMilliseconds, Fewer Is BetterOpenArena 0.8.8Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Total Frame TimeR9 290R7 370714212835Min: 1 / Avg: 4.66 / Max: 30Min: 2 / Avg: 5.2 / Max: 29Min: 1 / Avg: 4.69 / Max: 30Min: 2 / Avg: 5.25 / Max: 30

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.

Linux 4.4Linux 4.5 DRMOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterTesseract 2014-05-12Resolution: 1920 x 1080R9 290R7 3704080120160200SE +/- 1.82, N = 3SE +/- 2.16, N = 3SE +/- 0.59, N = 3SE +/- 1.24, N = 3176.22146.17178.69145.31
Linux 4.4Linux 4.5 DRMOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterTesseract 2014-05-12Resolution: 1920 x 1080R9 290R7 370306090120150Min: 172.7 / Avg: 176.22 / Max: 178.81Min: 143.98 / Avg: 146.17 / Max: 150.48Min: 177.53 / Avg: 178.69 / Max: 179.44Min: 143.36 / Avg: 145.31 / Max: 147.62

Team Fortress 2

Linux 4.4Linux 4.5 DRMOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterTeam Fortress 2Resolution: 1920 x 1080R9 290R7 37020406080100SE +/- 1.16, N = 6SE +/- 1.09, N = 6SE +/- 1.13, N = 3SE +/- 1.11, N = 669.7874.0671.0276.67
Linux 4.4Linux 4.5 DRMOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterTeam Fortress 2Resolution: 1920 x 1080R9 290R7 3701530456075Min: 65.9 / Avg: 69.78 / Max: 73.4Min: 69.94 / Avg: 74.06 / Max: 77.47Min: 69.79 / Avg: 71.02 / Max: 73.28Min: 73.11 / Avg: 76.67 / Max: 80.38

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.

Linux 4.4Linux 4.5 DRMOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterXonotic 0.8Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Effects Quality: UltimateR9 290R7 3704080120160200SE +/- 1.94, N = 3SE +/- 1.14, N = 3SE +/- 3.15, N = 3SE +/- 2.77, N = 3152.06143.86162.35148.25
Linux 4.4Linux 4.5 DRMOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterXonotic 0.8Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Effects Quality: UltimateR9 290R7 370306090120150Min: 148.27 / Avg: 152.06 / Max: 154.64Min: 141.68 / Avg: 143.86 / Max: 145.52Min: 156.07 / Avg: 162.35 / Max: 166.02Min: 145.17 / Avg: 148.25 / Max: 153.77