Radeon AMDGPU 2015 Open vs. Closed

Various Radeon graphics card tests on open and closed-source drivers in December. Tests by Michael Larabel for a future article.

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Linux 4.4: R9 285
December 22 2015
 
Linux 4.4: R9 Fury
December 22 2015
 
Linux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 285
December 23 2015
 
Linux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 Fury
December 23 2015
 
Catalyst: R9 285
December 17 2015
 
Catalyst: R9 Fury
December 17 2015
 
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December 25 2015
 
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Radeon AMDGPU 2015 Open vs. ClosedProcessorMotherboardChipsetMemoryDiskGraphicsAudioMonitorNetworkOSKernelDesktopDisplay ServerDisplay DriverOpenGLFile-SystemScreen ResolutionCompilerLinux 4.4: R9 285Linux 4.4: R9 FuryLinux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 285Linux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 FuryCatalyst: R9 285Catalyst: R9 FuryObiWan FuryIntel Core i7-5960X @ 3.50GHz (16 Cores)Gigabyte X99-UD4-CFIntel Xeon E7 v3/Xeon16384MB120GB Samsung SSD 850XFX AMD Radeon R9 285/380 2048MBRealtek ALC1150DELL P2415QIntel ConnectionUbuntu 15.104.4.0-999-generic (x86_64) 20151220UnityX Server 1.17.2radeon 7.6.993.0 Mesa 11.2.0-devel (padoka PPA) Gallium 0.4ext41920x1080Sapphire AMD Radeon R9 FURY 4096MBXFX AMD Radeon R9 285/380 2048MB4.4.0-rc3-4.5-next-phx-xmas (x86_64) 20151222Sapphire AMD Radeon R9 FURY 4096MBSupported device 6939 2048MB4.2.0-19-generic (x86_64)fglrx 15.20.34.4.13399Sapphire AMD Radeon R9 Fury 4096MBIntel Core i7-3770K @ 3.90GHz (8 Cores)ASRock Z77 Extreme4Intel Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd100GBSapphire AMD Radeon R9 FURY X 4096MBC-Media CMI8788D2343 + IPS234Intel 82574L Gigabit ConnectionArch rolling4.4.0-rc3-drmnext45 (x86_64)KDE Frameworks 5modesetting 1.18.04.1 Mesa 11.2.0-devel (git-8326eb1) Gallium 0.4GCC 5.3.0 + Clang 3.8.0 (SVN 256330) + LLVM 3.8.0svnbtrfs3840x1080OpenBenchmarking.orgProcessor Details- Linux 4.4: R9 285: Scaling Governor: intel_pstate powersave- Linux 4.4: R9 Fury: Scaling Governor: intel_pstate powersave- Linux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 285: Scaling Governor: intel_pstate powersave- Linux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 Fury: Scaling Governor: intel_pstate powersave- Catalyst: R9 285: Scaling Governor: intel_pstate powersave- Catalyst: R9 Fury: Scaling Governor: intel_pstate powersave- ObiWan Fury: Scaling Governor: intel_pstate performanceKernel Details- Linux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 285: amdgpu.powerplay=1- Linux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 Fury: amdgpu.powerplay=1- ObiWan Fury: amdgpu.audio=0 amdgpu.powerplay=1Environment Details- Catalyst: R9 285, Catalyst: R9 Fury: LIBGL_DRIVERS_PATH=/usr/lib/fglrx/dri:/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/dri:/usr/lib/dri:/usr/lib32/fglrx/dri:/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/dri

Linux 4.4: R9 285Linux 4.4: R9 FuryLinux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 285Linux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 FuryCatalyst: R9 285Catalyst: R9 FuryObiWan FuryResult OverviewPhoronix Test Suite 10.8.4100%563%1025%1488%1951%XonoticOpenArenaTesseractMetro: Last Light ReduxMetro 2033 Redux1920 x 1080 - Ultimate1920 x 10801920 x 1080P.T.S.v.2.0P.T.S.v.2.0

Radeon AMDGPU 2015 Open vs. Closedmetro2033-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 4.4: R9 285Linux 4.4: R9 FuryLinux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 285Linux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 FuryCatalyst: R9 285Catalyst: R9 FuryObiWan Fury15.2212.6249.1034.1855.0957.967.347.8516.4013.8915.8922.7436.8544.68220.40139.1974.78145.5920.1324.9651.5339.8959.1072.1978.28287.97217.47126.78162.0282.5296.41319.93226.21161.2642.8249.77255.73220.26148.86OpenBenchmarking.org

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 v6.2.0m1Linux 4.4: R9 285Linux 4.4: R9 FuryLinux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 285Linux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 FuryCatalyst: R9 285Catalyst: R9 FuryObiWan Fury20406080100SE +/- 0.21, N = 6SE +/- 0.05, N = 3SE +/- 0.30, N = 3SE +/- 0.12, N = 3SE +/- 0.49, N = 3SE +/- 1.34, N = 4SE +/- 0.14, N = 315.227.3436.8520.1372.1982.5242.82
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterMetro 2033 ReduxPhoronix Test Suite v6.2.0m1Linux 4.4: R9 285Linux 4.4: R9 FuryLinux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 285Linux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 FuryCatalyst: R9 285Catalyst: R9 FuryObiWan Fury1632486480Min: 14.18 / Avg: 15.22 / Max: 15.59Min: 7.25 / Avg: 7.34 / Max: 7.41Min: 36.4 / Avg: 36.85 / Max: 37.41Min: 19.9 / Avg: 20.13 / Max: 20.25Min: 71.26 / Avg: 72.19 / Max: 72.94Min: 79.66 / Avg: 82.52 / Max: 85.15Min: 42.62 / Avg: 42.82 / Max: 43.09

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 v6.2.0m1Linux 4.4: R9 285Linux 4.4: R9 FuryLinux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 285Linux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 FuryCatalyst: R9 285Catalyst: R9 FuryObiWan Fury20406080100SE +/- 0.03, N = 3SE +/- 0.02, N = 3SE +/- 0.08, N = 3SE +/- 0.08, N = 3SE +/- 1.38, N = 3SE +/- 0.68, N = 3SE +/- 0.08, N = 312.627.8544.6824.9678.2896.4149.77
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterMetro: Last Light ReduxPhoronix Test Suite v6.2.0m1Linux 4.4: R9 285Linux 4.4: R9 FuryLinux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 285Linux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 FuryCatalyst: R9 285Catalyst: R9 FuryObiWan Fury20406080100Min: 12.56 / Avg: 12.62 / Max: 12.65Min: 7.83 / Avg: 7.85 / Max: 7.88Min: 44.55 / Avg: 44.68 / Max: 44.82Min: 24.82 / Avg: 24.96 / Max: 25.11Min: 75.52 / Avg: 78.28 / Max: 79.75Min: 95.34 / Avg: 96.41 / Max: 97.67Min: 49.61 / Avg: 49.77 / Max: 49.87

OpenArena

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterOpenArena 0.8.8Resolution: 1920 x 1080Linux 4.4: R9 285Linux 4.4: R9 FuryLinux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 285Linux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 FuryCatalyst: R9 285Catalyst: R9 FuryObiWan Fury70140210280350SE +/- 0.00, N = 3SE +/- 0.00, N = 3SE +/- 1.12, N = 3SE +/- 0.17, N = 3SE +/- 2.00, N = 3SE +/- 4.23, N = 3SE +/- 1.52, N = 349.1016.40220.4051.53287.97319.93255.73MIN: 3 / MAX: 51MIN: 1MIN: 3 / MAX: 75MIN: 1MIN: 1MIN: 1
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterOpenArena 0.8.8Resolution: 1920 x 1080Linux 4.4: R9 285Linux 4.4: R9 FuryLinux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 285Linux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 FuryCatalyst: R9 285Catalyst: R9 FuryObiWan Fury60120180240300Min: 49.1 / Avg: 49.1 / Max: 49.1Min: 16.4 / Avg: 16.4 / Max: 16.4Min: 218.7 / Avg: 220.4 / Max: 222.5Min: 51.2 / Avg: 51.53 / Max: 51.7Min: 284.2 / Avg: 287.97 / Max: 291Min: 313 / Avg: 319.93 / Max: 327.6Min: 252.8 / Avg: 255.73 / Max: 257.9

OpenBenchmarking.orgMilliseconds, Fewer Is BetterOpenArena 0.8.8Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Total Frame TimeLinux 4.4: R9 285Linux 4.4: R9 FuryLinux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 285Linux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 FuryCatalyst: R9 285Catalyst: R9 FuryObiWan Fury20406080100Min: 3 / Avg: 20.32 / Max: 51Min: 4 / Avg: 54.96 / Max: 99Min: 1 / Avg: 4.53 / Max: 30Min: 3 / Avg: 19.49 / Max: 51Min: 1 / Avg: 3.44 / Max: 15Min: 1 / Avg: 3.17 / Max: 11Min: 1 / Avg: 3.86 / Max: 32

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.

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterTesseract 2014-05-12Resolution: 1920 x 1080Linux 4.4: R9 285Linux 4.4: R9 FuryLinux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 285Linux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 FuryCatalyst: R9 285Catalyst: R9 FuryObiWan Fury50100150200250SE +/- 0.03, N = 3SE +/- 0.06, N = 3SE +/- 1.93, N = 3SE +/- 0.19, N = 3SE +/- 1.50, N = 3SE +/- 0.79, N = 3SE +/- 0.99, N = 334.1813.89139.1939.89217.47226.21220.26
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterTesseract 2014-05-12Resolution: 1920 x 1080Linux 4.4: R9 285Linux 4.4: R9 FuryLinux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 285Linux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 FuryCatalyst: R9 285Catalyst: R9 FuryObiWan Fury4080120160200Min: 34.12 / Avg: 34.18 / Max: 34.21Min: 13.78 / Avg: 13.89 / Max: 13.99Min: 136.77 / Avg: 139.19 / Max: 143Min: 39.65 / Avg: 39.89 / Max: 40.26Min: 214.48 / Avg: 217.47 / Max: 219.05Min: 224.63 / Avg: 226.21 / Max: 227.03Min: 218.75 / Avg: 220.26 / Max: 222.12

Team Fortress 2

Linux 4.4Linux 4.5 AMD DRMCatalystOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterTeam Fortress 2Resolution: 1920 x 1080R9 285R9 Fury306090120150SE +/- 0.28, N = 3SE +/- 0.02, N = 3SE +/- 1.28, N = 3SE +/- 2.30, N = 655.0915.8974.78126.78
Linux 4.4Linux 4.5 AMD DRMCatalystOpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterTeam Fortress 2Resolution: 1920 x 1080R9 285R9 Fury20406080100Min: 54.53 / Avg: 55.09 / Max: 55.45Min: 15.87 / Avg: 15.89 / Max: 15.92Min: 72.23 / Avg: 74.78 / Max: 76.32Min: 115.85 / Avg: 126.78 / Max: 131.64

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.

OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterXonotic 0.8Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Effects Quality: UltimateLinux 4.4: R9 285Linux 4.4: R9 FuryLinux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 285Linux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 FuryCatalyst: R9 285Catalyst: R9 FuryObiWan Fury4080120160200SE +/- 0.01, N = 3SE +/- 0.00, N = 3SE +/- 4.20, N = 6SE +/- 0.12, N = 3SE +/- 1.30, N = 3SE +/- 1.91, N = 3SE +/- 0.50, N = 357.9622.74145.5959.10162.02161.26148.86MIN: 28 / MAX: 95MIN: 9 / MAX: 52MIN: 36 / MAX: 417MIN: 19 / MAX: 175MIN: 25 / MAX: 360MIN: 27 / MAX: 358MIN: 34 / MAX: 400
OpenBenchmarking.orgFrames Per Second, More Is BetterXonotic 0.8Resolution: 1920 x 1080 - Effects Quality: UltimateLinux 4.4: R9 285Linux 4.4: R9 FuryLinux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 285Linux 4.5 AMD DRM: R9 FuryCatalyst: R9 285Catalyst: R9 FuryObiWan Fury306090120150Min: 57.94 / Avg: 57.96 / Max: 57.98Min: 22.74 / Avg: 22.74 / Max: 22.75Min: 134.98 / Avg: 145.59 / Max: 159.37Min: 58.9 / Avg: 59.1 / Max: 59.31Min: 159.45 / Avg: 162.02 / Max: 163.6Min: 158.73 / Avg: 161.26 / Max: 165.01Min: 147.86 / Avg: 148.86 / Max: 149.49