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1) 3.10.0-rc1 is a release candidate, not "unstable" at all. Hell, I've been running release candidate kernels since December on my [b]Primary[b/] Workstation+Gaming rig and haven't had any instability at all.
2) I don't own any intel cpus, haven't since my atom died, my pentium e4300 was outdated, and my P3-550MHz Katmai was retired.
3) I like to game. I also own SSDs and other cutting-edge hardware. Why would I want to be stuck in 2012 (or 1979 without a GUI)?
Well, they might release "stable" kernel or rc-999, but like most features in that kernel are experimental, wtf stability can be in linux in general ???
first kernel don't receive patches without extensive test, many of those features are in development from long time ago and made it in this release cuz it has enough feedback and test to be accepted as stable enough to go through extensive testing
second kernel dev system have many interlaced development stages and check points and sub system maintainers, so for a patch to be accepted it has to pass cleanly many many eyes before is even considered for merge in mainline
third if you have a patch that looks good to developers but is invasive or HW dependant and cannot get enough testing to be sure is safe and stable is merged in staging until is tested enough to leave it.
all this meaning literate yourself before posting, this is a technical forum not FACEBOOK, if you want information or have questions ask politely!! this is not your MMO forum either.
note: so far for me 3.10-rc1 is rock solid in my 3 PC so far