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Intel HD 2500 Ivy Bridge Graphics On Linux

Michael Larabel

Published on 20 August 2012
Written by Michael Larabel
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From the Intel HD 2500 Ivy Bridge graphics testing under Linux with the Intel Core i5 3470, for the most part the graphics performance was aligned with last year's high-end HD 3000 Sandy Bridge graphics. With some of the more demanding Linux-native benchmarks, the HD 3000 still edged higher, but overall the HD 2500 was quite competitive with the HD 3000 and much better than the Sandy Bridge HD 2000 graphics. Compared to the HD 4000, the higher-end Intel HD 4000 graphics is significantly faster than the HD 2500/3000 parts with the latest open-source Linux driver code.

Additional findings and concluding remarks will come with the rest of the Intel Core i5 3470 Linux results on Phoronix in the next few days.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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