Driver “intel” Driver “radeon” Driver “fglrx” And add the following line to that section: You should then get several hundreds FPS on modern hardware. Back in the old days, it was used to determine if the proprietary driver was installed and running properly as open source drivers were performing awfully enough to be perfectly noticeable during this test. Putting the above all together, here’s a command line that will work: Find More Posts by imagreg. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. Finally, for users that seek something more advanced that the previous two tools, there are four benchmark tools that use the Unigine 3D engine.

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How to benchmark your GPU on Linux

Sign up using Facebook. For a little reference, I get about fps with glxgears from my Radeon Pro.

I am using an nvidia card and my numbers are: The frame rate is measured and printed out on the terminal every five seconds. Having a problem logging in? Here’s the start of my screen-section: Sign up using Email and Password. All times are GMT Sign up or log in Sign up glxgeas Google.


Doesn’t work for me on Nvidia graphics. Thanks for the quick response. The framerate should be approximately the same as the monitor refresh rate. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

How to benchmark your GPU on Linux

Sign up using Email and Password. Greg Last edited by imagreg; at This tool is very old, very basic and only tests a small portion of today’s OpenGL capabilities. Primusrun gets the same framerate.

Is this a limit of Nvidia cards? The intel-driver uses Triple Buffering for vertical synchronization, this allows for full performance and avoids tearing.

After running glxgears you can run nvidia-settings –load-config-only to restore the config settings — which you’ll probably want to do since it’s a persistent setting for the running X display i. Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled.

You just included your driver-setting in your XF86Config Thus I can’t see if you have the driver activated in the screen-section. Email Required, but never shown. For more ylxgears trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.


In the end, users get a performance score based on all previous tests. Your name or email address: I’m using a fresh install of Ubuntu Slackware This Forum is for the discussion of Slackware Linux. The full screen numbers will be considerably less. Ylxgears hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

GLXGears has very slow frame rate with nvidia GeForce GPU

Thanks this is very helpful! These results similar in my system but no need to worry there is no problem. Each test is conducted for 10 seconds and the frame rate is counted individually.

I uncommented the lines Code:. Finally, I can compare my graphic cards on linux.