Intel Linux Driver For Ivy Bridge Still Catching Up To Windows
Written by Michael Larabel in Display Drivers on 31 May 2013. Page 3 of 3. 17 Comments

Windows 7 on the same ASUS Ultrabook was well outperforming Ubuntu when using the very latest Intel Linux graphics development code. It will be interesting to see how Haswell performs once it's been released.

For all tested Xonotic configurations, the Intel Linux graphics driver still came up short compared to the Windows 7 driver.

Stay tuned for additional test results in the coming days.

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