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Playing With Intel Skylake OpenCL On Ubuntu 15.10

As it's been a while since last playing with Intel's Beignet project, the open-source effort to allow OpenCL compute capabilities on HD/Iris Graphics under Linux, I decided to try it out on an Ubuntu 15.10 system this weekend with a Skylake processor.

28 November 2015 - Skylake OpenCL - 3 Comments
Understanding The Chrome OS Graphics Pipeline With Intel's Driver

If you are curious how the Chrome OS graphics rendering pipeline works, Tiago Vignatti and Dongseong Hwang of Intel's Open-Source Technology Center has written an interesting article about how they achieve zero-copy texture uploads in Chrome OS and other details of their low-level graphics implementation.

5 November 2015 - Chrome OS Graphics - 9 Comments
Intel Core i5 6500 Is Looking Like A Nice $200 Skylake Processor

The Core i5 6500 is an Intel Skylake CPU that's priced at $199 USD and has begun hitting retail channels. I ended up buying one for Linux benchmarking and have out my initial full Linux comparison and review tomorrow while in the article today are some early performance metrics.

14 October 2015 - Core i5 6500 Benchmarks - 14 Comments
Intel Core i7 6700K Skylake Linux Benchmarks On Fedora 22, Debian & Ubuntu

Since August I've been delivering various Linux benchmarks of the Core i5 6600K "Skylake" processor, but unfortunately don't have access yet to a i7-6700K Linux box. Fortunately, thanks to the open-source Phoronix Test Suite benchmarking software and the collaborative cloud component, there are already numerous result files.

3 October 2015 - Core i7 6700K - 6 Comments

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