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Intel Graphics Mature Greatly With The Linux Kernel

Michael Larabel

Published on 27 August 2012
Written by Michael Larabel
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Starting with the Austrian CoreBreach racing game that uses GNUstep, the Linux 3.4 kernel introduced about a 20% performance improvement and since then the numbers have slowly crept higher.

Doom 3 sees the performance begin at a mere 15 FPS for the 1920 x 1200 resolution at the start of the year with Linux 3.2 but with the Linux 3.6 Git code is now up 40% with the Linux 3.6 kernel.

The Lightsmark OpenGL performance is up about 45% over the course of the past five major Linux kernel releases.

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