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Mesa graphics drivers v23.1.0 with Vulkan Graphics Pipeline Libraries for RADV (AMD), smoother gaming for AMD cards and Steam Deck

Oct 3, 2015
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System Name My system is my pet?
Processor Intel Core i5 9400f 2.9GHz/4.0 Turbo (NoOC)
Motherboard Gigabyte Z370M D3H rev. 1.0
Cooling An okayish Cooler but it is better than Intel's stock
Memory Corsair Red Line 8x2 16GB 3000MHz (NoOC) DDR4-3000 15-17-17-35 (CMK16GX4M2B3000C15R) V1.35 ver 4.24
Video Card(s) NVIDIA GeForce MSI 980 Ti Golden Edition (NoOC)| Spare: GTX 650 Ti 1 GB
Storage Samsun 860 EVO 1 TB | Spare: WDC Black 930 GiB WD1003FZEX
Display(s) Asus VG248QZ 1920x1080 144hz 24" (Current: 60hz, because Contrast is lowered with 60+ Hz)
Case Corsair Air 540
Audio Device(s) Realtek ALC892
Power Supply Corsair 850W RMi power supply (Overkill I know -long story-)
Mouse Logitech M187 wireless (First day of use 30-9-2021)
Keyboard Logitech K270 wireless
Software Windows 10 21H2 / Nobara Linux (Modified Fedora Linux)
A new Mesa graphics drivers v23.1.0 has been released with Vulkan Graphics Pipeline Libraries enabled for RADV (AMD) graphics cards which means it includes the Steam deck.
This will make games that utilize Vulkan run smoother than before.

Some highlights:
- Our OpenCL implementation Rusticl added support for AMD GPUs.
- Both ANV (Intel) and RADV (AMD) got initial support for Vulkan Video
- Vulkan Graphics Pipeline Libraries (GPL) are now supported in RADV.

Read more: https://www.gamingonlinux.com/2023/05/mesa-graphics-drivers-23-1-0-out-now-with-radv-gpl-enabled/
Original announcement: https://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/mesa-announce/2023-May/000720.html