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Dirt Rally poor performance on Ubuntu Linux

Question asked by masstroy on Dec 26, 2017
Latest reply on Jan 3, 2018 by masstroy

I'm having serious issues running games on Linux. If I run on Windows I have no problem sustaining 60 fps on max quality settings for Dirt Rally (Steam) with a 3 monitor eyefinity setup. But if I switch over to linux and play it there I have issues. I disconnected 2 of the monitors. The home screen of the game lags horribly and runs about 3-5 fps. The game gives me weird rendering glitches (like bushes turning white) and the game struggles to run 40fps on medium quality. I'm running the latest drivers on Ubuntu 16.04.


Graphics card: AMD Gigabyte R9 290X
Operating system: Windows 10 vs Ubuntu 16.04

Drivers: amdgpu 17.50-511655

Display: 6400x1080 eyefinity (windows) or 2560x1080 (linux)
- 1920x1080 display on DVI
- 2560x1080 on display port

- 1920x1080 display on DVI

Motherboard: Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3, Bios: AMI 4.6

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965

PSU: XFX 1050 watt

RAM: 16 GB DDR3 1600 MHz