The VDrift performance is about 9% faster when bumping the Linux kernel version past 3.3.
Xonotic also squeezes out some welcoming performance gains when running the Linux 3.4 kernel.
The Linux 3.4 DRM changes are talked about in this Phoronix article. For those wondering whether the Intel Sandy Bridge graphics performance is also boosted by the Linux 3.4 DRM, see Sandy Bridge Become Quicker With Linux 3.3, 3.4.
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