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Trying Out The New OpenGL Threaded Dispatch In Mesa 17.1

Fri, 2017-03-17 01:49
At the beginning of today, OpenGL threaded dispatch landed in Mesa as work that's existed in patch form for years but was recently revived for Mesa Git due to the potential for significant performance gains in select scenarios...

Fedora 26 Alpha Has Been Delayed

Fri, 2017-03-17 00:59
Fedora 26 Alpha isn't going to make it out on time and has been delayed, pushing back the final F26 already by a second time...

Croteam Will Soon Be Releasing Fusion 2017 Update To Serious Sam HD

Thu, 2017-03-16 21:57
It looks like a public beta may be available soon of Serious Fusion 2017 for Serious Sam HD...

SUSE Developers Publish Radeon GCN Backend Code For GCC Compiler

Thu, 2017-03-16 19:31
While the AMDGPU "GCN" compiler support in LLVM is quite mature now, the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) hasn't yet received a full-fledged GCN compiler back-end for AMD GPUs. SUSE developers have been working on that for AMD and today they have published their code branch. This GCN back-end for GCC is primarily focused on compute capabilities rather than compiling graphics shaders...

Guetzli: Google Rolls Out A New JPEG Encoder

Thu, 2017-03-16 19:15
Google has announced Guetzli, not a German cookie, but rather a new open-source algorithm for creating high-quality JPEGs that are 35% smaller than currently available methods...

Hammering The AMD Ryzen 7 1800X With An Intense, Threaded Workload

Thu, 2017-03-16 18:05
Today I got around to running a very heavy/demanding, very real-world workload on the AMD Ryzen 7 1800X that I've been meaning to test with this Zen CPU...