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SolydXK 201506 Linux Is Now Based on Debian 8.1 Jessie

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Arjen Balfoort has had the great pleasure of announcing the immediate availability of updated builds of the SolydX and SolydK Linux distributions, which are now based on the recently released Debian GNU/Linux 8.1 (Jessie) operating system.

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Also just released: HandyLinux 2.1 Is Now Available for Download, Based on Debian 8.1 "Jessie"

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Zink OpenGL-On-Vulkan vs. RadeonSI OpenGL Performance As Of January 2021

With the Zink OpenGL-on-Vulkan implementation within Mesa on a nice upward trajectory with most recently now having the backing of a Valve contract developer and a focus on getting the backlog of patches to this Gallium3D code upstreamed, here are some fresh benchmarks looking at where the performance currently stands when using Zink atop the RADV Vulkan driver compared to using the native RadeonSI driver with this round of testing from a Radeon RX 5700 XT graphics card. Read more