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Graphics: Vulkan-CPU, Radeon RX Vega, and Mesa 17.2 Release Candidate 4

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  • Vulkan-CPU Begins Working On The Graphics Pipeline
  • The Radeon RX Vega Makes A Nod To Linux

    This week I ended up receiving the Radeon RX Vega 56 and Radeon RX Vega 64 from AMD. While the embargo on performance figures for the Radeon RX Vega series doesn't expire until Monday, the embargo expires this morning for "unboxing" these consumer Vega cards. I don't quite get those interested in the unboxing hype, but the Radeon RX Vega 64 box did get me smiling (aside from the card itself) for a small gesture.

  • How To Setup Your Linux System For The Radeon RX Vega

    Yesterday the embargo expired on showing you the Radeon RX Vega hardware, both the Vega 56 and Vega 64. While the embargo for sharing reviews and performance benchmarks for the Radeon RX Vega doesn't expire until tomorrow (Monday) when the hardware will become available, today I am providing a brief how-to guide for setting up both drivers (AMDGPU+RadeonSI and AMDGPU-PRO) for the RX Vega 56 / 64. So if you are hoping to buy a Radeon RX Vega tomorrow when they become available, this is what you can do today for getting your system(s) ready.

  • mesa 17.2.0-rc4
  • Mesa 17.2 Release Candidate 4 Arrives For Testing

    The fourth weekly release candidate of Mesa 17.2 is now available for testing.

    Emil Velikov announced 17.2-RC4 a few minutes ago and it consists of just under two dozen fixes. Many of the fixes pertain to the RADV Radeon Vulkan driver but there are also some EGL fixes, Intel ISL fixes, and other minor updates.

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