Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday February 17, 2014

AMD R9 290: Not Good For Linux Users

The alternative OS gurus at Phoronix posted an article today that claims the Radeon R9 290 is still not good for Linux users.

Even with succeeding updates we still found the R9 290 Linux performance to be poor -- and that's for the high-performance Catalyst driver over the open-source RadeonSI Gallium3D-based driver. In this article are fresh benchmarks of the high-end NVIDIA GeForce and AMD Radeon graphics cards from Ubuntu Linux using the latest beta graphics drivers.