Manjaro What GPU Driver?

What GPU Driver should i use?
My performance right now isn't so good in gaming compared to another PC on the same game.
I know that the performance is good on Windows.

  Host: fredde Kernel: 5.2.1-1-MANJARO x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc 
  v: 9.1.0 Desktop: Xfce 4.13.5git-58bf69 Distro: Manjaro Linux 
  Type: Desktop System: Dell product: Dell XPS420 v: N/A serial: <filter> 
  Mobo: Dell model: 0TP406 serial: <filter> BIOS: Dell v: A04 
  date: 03/27/2008 
  Topology: Quad Core model: Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 bits: 64 type: MCP 
  arch: Core Merom rev: B L2 cache: 4096 KiB 
  flags: lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 ssse3 vmx bogomips: 19163 
  Speed: 1839 MHz min/max: N/A Core speeds (MHz): 1: 1839 2: 1791 3: 2201 
  4: 1804 
  Device-1: AMD RV630 XT [Radeon HD 2600 XT] vendor: Dell driver: radeon 
  v: kernel bus ID: 01:00.0 
  Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.5 driver: ati,radeon unloaded: modesetting 
  resolution: 1440x900~60Hz 
  OpenGL: renderer: AMD RV630 (DRM 2.50.0 / 5.2.1-1-MANJARO LLVM 8.0.0) 
  v: 3.3 Mesa 19.1.2 direct render: Yes 
  Device-1: Intel 82801I HD Audio vendor: Dell driver: snd_hda_intel 
  v: kernel bus ID: 00:1b.0 
  Device-2: AMD RV630 HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 2600 PRO/XT / HD 3610] 
  vendor: Dell driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 01:00.1 
  Sound Server: ALSA v: k5.2.1-1-MANJARO 
  Device-1: Intel 82566DC-2 Gigabit Network vendor: Dell driver: e1000e 
  v: 3.2.6-k port: eca0 bus ID: 00:19.0 
  IF: enp0s25 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter> 
  Local Storage: total: 465.76 GiB used: 14.08 GiB (3.0%) 
  ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: Hitachi model: HDP725050GLA360 size: 465.76 GiB 
  Hardware-1: Intel SATA Controller [RAID mode] driver: ahci v: 3.0 
  bus ID: 00:1f.2 
  ID-1: / size: 448.79 GiB used: 14.08 GiB (3.1%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda1 
  ID-2: swap-1 size: 8.80 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda2 
  System Temperatures: cpu: 44.0 C mobo: N/A gpu: radeon temp: 81 C 
  Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A 
  Processes: 172 Uptime: 22m Memory: 4.77 GiB used: 1.45 GiB (30.3%) 
  Init: systemd Compilers: gcc: 9.1.0 Shell: bash v: 5.0.7 inxi: 3.0.34

Oh dear, a Radeon HD 2600 XT (2007). Really old AMD (or ATI) cards are known to not work that well on Linux... due to bad driver support back in the those days. Usually for AMD cards, you don't need to install any GPU drivers, you just stick with the open source driver that is within the kernel. But since your card is old... idk how well it'll run for gaming.

Hopefully someone else can help you.

thats what i guessed, its a 3 day temporary PC so it doesn't matter. Its probably no driver that is better for me on Linux

what game? specifics may help because there may be something in the computer or game settings you can change to make it run a little better


hmmm, that should be playable but obviously not buttery smooth on this borrowed hardware. there's not really much you can do apart from dropping the resolution to say 1280x720 or to keep the aspect ratio of your panel 1280x800. do that in xfce display settings if you can't in game. it may give you a few more frames per second but the trade off is it won't look as crisp.

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