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Intel UXA Acceleration Performance

Michael Larabel

Published on 26 December 2008
Written by Michael Larabel
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The performance of UXA is certainly appealing, but as we shared, it's not without screen corruption and the X Server crashing in some situations. Additionally, there have been some serious performance regressions recently in the Intel X.Org stack, which we are continuing to investigate. Additionally, the UMA Acceleration Architecture also requires a kernel that's built with the Graphics Execution Manager.

Going into 2009 we will hopefully see a revised version of EXA that's able to incorporate the improvements found in UMA.

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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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