Intel Linux Graphics On Ubuntu Still Flaky
Written by Michael Larabel in Display Drivers on 31 July 2009. Page 3 of 4. 42 Comments

When switching to the Qt4-based QGears2 test and using the X Render back-end, Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 3 continued to suffer. Albeit by a small margin, Ubuntu Karmic lost to Ubuntu Jaunty.

With image scaling using X Render, Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 3 finally came out on top. Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 3 was 12% faster than the current stable release of Ubuntu.

When switching to the OpenGL back-end with QGears2 and running the gears test, Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 3 swung back to a loss. Karmic Alpha 3 was running with less than 50% the speed of Ubuntu 9.04.

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