AMD Releases Open-Source R600/700 3D Code

AMD move brings open source gaming closer

The problem has always been that the graphics drivers needed for really high-end gaming just were not available through open source.

Yesterday AMD tore down that wall.

Thanks to some determined AMD engineers the company was able to release open source Linux code for its GPU series of graphics accelerators.

Nvidia is still holding out, but with open source AMD code available it may start feeling the pressure soon.

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