Intel SNA & Glamor Acceleration On Ivy Bridge

Written by Michael Larabel in Display Drivers on 25 June 2012. Page 5 of 5. 12 Comments

SNA was also scoring over UXA with the GtkPerf test results.

These results do not come as a surprise for the Ivy Bridge 2D graphics performance and is similar to that of earlier Intel generations: SNA is usually a big win over UXA for improving the Linux 2D desktop experience.

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