[HEADS UP] Experimental 3D HW accel support for Radeon HD 2xxx, 3xxx and 4xxx.

Robert Noland rnoland at FreeBSD.org
Tue Jan 12 12:47:26 UTC 2010


On Mon, 2010-01-11 at 21:09 -0600, Sam Fourman Jr. wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 8:39 PM, Robert Noland <rnoland at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > On Mon, 2010-01-11 at 20:27 +0100, Oliver Lehmann wrote:
> >> Norikatsu Shigemura wrote:
> >>
> >> > Hi Radeon HD 2xxx, 3xxx and 4xxx users!
> >>
> >> Tried this now too with your mesa3d.tar.bz2 (10/01/09) but why is it so
> >> slow?
> >>
> >> > glxgears
> >> IRQ's not enabled, falling back to busy waits: 2 0
> >> 10241 frames in 5.0 seconds = 2048.125 FPS
> >> 10220 frames in 5.0 seconds = 2043.875 FPS
> >
> > glxgears is not a very useful benchmark... I primarily only tells how
> > fast you can swap buffers.  At any rate, that does seem a tiny bit low,
> > I normally turn around 2200 - 2300 on my 4650 w/c2d.  I think if you try
> > with some GL games, you will find it quite adequate.
> 
> What Should we be using for benchmarks? I have a Few machines I can test.

I find openarena or nexuiz to be fairly good.  Our openarena port needs
updating.

robert.

> Sam Fourman Jr.
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