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Intel Ivy Bridge Benchmarks On Mesa 10.0 With GL 3.3

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Published on 20 October 2013 07:00 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Intel
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Most often when running Intel Linux graphics benchmarks these days we're using Haswell hardware since that's where the most exciting developments are now happening with it being the latest-generation Intel products. However, we routinely go back and test older generations of hardware. With it having been a while since last running Mesa benchmarks with Ivy Bridge, especially now this week Mesa 10.0 receiving OpenGL 3.3 support, it's time for some new benchmarks.

From an ASUS Ultrabook with Intel Core i3 "Ivy Bridge" processor bearing HD Graphics 4000, I ran some benchmarks this weekend from Mesa 9.2.2 Git and Mesa 10.0-devel using the respective Git branches as of yesterday evening, 19 October. The benchmark results in full -- and other system details -- are on OpenBenchmarking.org in 1310194-SO-INTELIVYB06.

Mesa 10.0 is due to be released next month as a three-month update to Mesa 9.2 and besides bringing new OpenGL 3.x and 4.x extensions, there's a few small performance improvements it seems -- I'll be back with more thorough testing soon. Below is just a sampler of the results from the link above.


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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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