Haswell

Haswell is Intel's 2013 CPU architecture that offers many performance improvements and lower power consumption compared to the previous-generation Ivy Bridge CPUs. Haswell is backed by great open-source Linux support, including with the open-source Mesa graphics driver.

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Haswell Articles & Reviews

Ryzen Compiler Performance: Clang 4/5 vs. GCC 6/7/8...   Software   23 Jul 2017
Intel IvyBridge/Haswell/Broadwell/Skylake OpenGL &...   Linux Gaming   07 Jan 2017
Power Consumption & Efficiency Of The Linux Kernel...   Software   27 Oct 2016
Intel Haswell OpenGL & Vulkan Testing With Mesa...   Display Drivers   20 Oct 2016
LLVM Clang vs. GCC Compiler Benchmarks On FreeBSD 11.0   Software   27 Aug 2016
Benchmarks: 2 BSDs vs. 7 Linux Distributions   Operating Systems   18 Aug 2016
Intel Skylake Performance Boosted By Mesa 11.3   Display Drivers   22 May 2016
9-Way Intel Xeon E3 v5 Skylake Benchmarks On Ubuntu...   Processors   25 Feb 2016
A 10-Way Linux Distribution Battle To Kick Off 2016   Operating Systems   12 Jan 2016
With Skylake Out, It's Becoming Easier To Build A...   Computers   11 Jan 2016
How Haswell OpenGL Performance On Linux Changed In...   Display Drivers   26 Dec 2015
How Intel Laptop Performance & Efficiency Evolved...   Computers   20 Dec 2015
Finding An Affordable Heatsink For A High Wattage CPU...   Peripherals   29 Sep 2015
Open-Source Linux Driver Comparison: Skylake HD...   Display Drivers   28 Aug 2015
Linux Power Efficiency Of Skylake, Broadwell, Haswell...   Processors   25 Aug 2015
Intel Core i5 6600K Skylake Linux CPU Benchmarks   Processors   23 Aug 2015
Intel Skylake HD Graphics 530 Performance On Linux   Graphics Cards   18 Aug 2015
Intel P-State / CPUFreq CPU Scaling For Linux Gaming...   Software   15 Aug 2015
Open-Source Linux Graphics: A10-7870K Godavari vs....   Graphics Cards   18 Jul 2015
Ubuntu 15.04 Offers Faster OpenGL For AMD Radeon GPUs...   Display Drivers   24 Apr 2015
Ubuntu 15.04 Brings Some Graphics Performance...   Operating Systems   22 Apr 2015
9-Way Linux Laptop Performance Comparison From Intel...   Computers   07 Feb 2015
Intel Broadwell: GCC 4.9 vs. LLVM Clang 3.5 Compiler...   Software   30 Jan 2015
Preliminary Tests Of Intel Sandy Bridge & Ivy...   Processors   27 Jan 2015
Intel Broadwell HD Graphics 5500: Windows 8.1 vs....   Operating Systems   24 Jan 2015
Intel Haswell Linux OpenGL Driver Catching Up To The...   Display Drivers   30 Dec 2014
Intel Haswell HD Graphics End Of 2013 vs. 2014...   Display Drivers   28 Dec 2014
OS X 10.10 vs. Ubuntu 14.10 vs. Fedora 21 vs. openSUSE...   Operating Systems   29 Nov 2014
Mesa 10.5-devel Brings Some Intel Haswell HD Graphics...   Display Drivers   24 Nov 2014
Intel Xeon E5-1680 v3 & E5-2687W v3 Compared To...   Processors   13 Nov 2014
NVIDIA's Linux Driver Can Deliver Better OpenGL...   Operating Systems   31 Oct 2014
MSI X99S SLI PLUS On Linux   Motherboards   24 Oct 2014
CompuLab Intense-PC2: An Excellent, Fanless, Mini PC...   Computers   18 Oct 2014
From The Atom 330 To Haswell ULT: Intel Linux...   Computers   15 Oct 2014
The MSI X99S SLI PLUS Is Working & Running Well On...   Motherboards   01 Oct 2014
Running Fedora 20 On Intel's Core i7 Haswell-E...   Operating Systems   22 Sep 2014
Intel P-State vs. CPUFreq Benchmarks On The i7-5960X   Software   18 Sep 2014
Intel Core i7 5960X CPU Core Scaling Under Linux   Processors   14 Sep 2014
Scythe Mugen MAX   Peripherals   13 Sep 2014
Intel Core i7 5960X Haswell-E On Linux   Processors   10 Sep 2014
With A New Motherboard, The Core i7 5960X Haswell-E...   Processors   08 Sep 2014
My Core i7 5960X + MSI X99 Experience So Far: It's...   Motherboards   06 Sep 2014
How Intel Graphics On Linux Compare To Open-Source...   Linux Gaming   31 Aug 2014
Intel Launches The Core i7 5960X, Mighty Powerful...   Processors   29 Aug 2014
Intel's Latest Linux Graphics Code Competes Against OS...   Operating Systems   21 Aug 2014
Nouveau vs. Radeon vs. Intel Tests On Linux 3.16, Mesa...   Display Drivers   25 Jul 2014
Ubuntu With Linux 3.16 Smashes OS X 10.9.4 On The...   Operating Systems   14 Jul 2014
Intel Haswell HD Graphics Benchmarks With Linux 3.16   Software   27 Jun 2014
Intel Core i7 4790K: Devil's Canyon Benchmarks On...   Processors   11 Jun 2014
Intel Bay Trail Graphics On Linux Are Slower Than...   Operating Systems   02 Jun 2014
Gigabyte Z97-HD3 Intel Z97 Motherboard   Motherboards   28 May 2014
Updated Intel Graphics Stack On Ubuntu 14.04 Has Some...   Display Drivers   25 May 2014
Windows 8.1 Still Outperforms Linux With Latest Intel...   Operating Systems   20 May 2014
Intel HD Graphics On Linux 3.15 Brings Few Changes   Display Drivers   04 May 2014
AMD Catalyst 14.4 On Linux With Radeon R3 APU Graphics   Display Drivers   24 Apr 2014
Clang Fights GCC On AMD's Athlon AM1 APU With Jaguar...   Software   22 Apr 2014
GCC 4.9 Compiler Optimization Benchmarks For Faster...   Software   14 Apr 2014
ASUS Zenbook UX301LA: A Nice Intel Ultrabook For Linux...   Computers   31 Mar 2014
NVIDIA's GeForce Driver On Ubuntu 14.04 Runs The Same...   Operating Systems   30 Mar 2014
Ubuntu 14.04: Intel's Haswell Linux Driver Comes Up...   Operating Systems   25 Mar 2014
Ubuntu Now Runs Well On The MacBook Air, Beats OS X In...   Operating Systems   19 Mar 2014
MSI B85M-P33: A Cheap Haswell Motherboard   Motherboards   15 Mar 2014
Intel Iris Graphics 5100: Windows 8.1 vs. Ubuntu 14.04...   Graphics Cards   13 Mar 2014
Intel 2D GLAMOR vs. UXA vs. SNA On Ubuntu 14.04   Display Drivers   11 Mar 2014
Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS On The Acer C720 Chromebook   Operating Systems   09 Mar 2014
Clang's Competition For GCC On Intel Haswell   Software   06 Feb 2014
Manjaro vs. Ubuntu vs. Fedora vs. OpenSUSE Benchmarks   Operating Systems   05 Feb 2014
Intel HD Graphics 4600 Performance On Mesa 10.1-devel   Display Drivers   31 Jan 2014
Intel Haswell Memory Scaling With Ubuntu 14.04 + Linux...   Memory   30 Jan 2014
25-Way Open-Source Linux Graphics Card Comparison   Graphics Cards   25 Jan 2014
Intel Core i5 4670 On Linux   Processors   13 Jan 2014
Intel Core i3/i5/i7 Ubuntu Linux Performance Update   Processors   12 Jan 2014
Intel Haswell Might Have Regressed Hard On Linux   Software   12 Jan 2014
G.SKILL 8GB DDR3 Laptop Memory On A Linux Ultrabook   Memory   05 Jan 2014
Intel Ivy Bridge Linux Performance Stepped Up In 2013   Display Drivers   04 Jan 2014
Intel Celeron, Pentium Haswell HD Graphics On Mesa...   Display Drivers   01 Jan 2014
GCC 4.9 Compiler Benchmarks On A Dual-Core Haswell   Software   24 Dec 2013
Intel Pentium G3220 Haswell   Processors   22 Dec 2013
Intel Haswell Linux Performance Improved A Lot In 2013   Display Drivers   19 Dec 2013
Lini PC Delivers A Nice Haswell-based Xubuntu PC   Computers   18 Dec 2013
The First NVIDIA GeForce Benchmarks On The SteamOS...   Linux Gaming   15 Dec 2013
Acer C720 Chromebook Delivers Fast Ubuntu Performance   Computers   12 Dec 2013
Intel Linux Driver Almost Neck-And-Neck With Windows...   Operating Systems   28 Nov 2013
Intel Haswell Linux Performance For Valve's Source...   Linux Gaming   14 Nov 2013
Intel Open-Sources Broadwell GPU Driver; Graphics Look...   Graphics Cards   03 Nov 2013
Intel Haswell DDR3 Memory Performance Impact On...   Memory   21 Oct 2013
System76 Galago UltraPro Haswell Ultrabook   Computers   20 Oct 2013
Intel Core i3 4130 On Linux   Processors   18 Oct 2013
Intel Core i7 Haswell Benchmarks On Linux 3.12   Software   14 Oct 2013
Intel Haswell HD Graphics 4400 Are Great On Linux   Graphics Cards   11 Oct 2013
Intel Core i7 4960X Ivy Bridge Extreme Edition   Processors   10 Oct 2013
Intel HD Sandy/Ivy Bridge Linux Graphics Performance...   Display Drivers   08 Oct 2013
Linux OpenGL: Ubuntu 13.04/13.10 vs. Fedora 19/20   Operating Systems   05 Oct 2013
Amazon EC2 Cloud Benchmarks Against Bare Metal Systems   Software   30 Sep 2013
Intel Iris Pro 5200: Windows 8 vs. Ubuntu Linux Redux   Display Drivers   30 Sep 2013
VMware Fusion 6 Yields Great Benefits For Haswell...   Software   25 Sep 2013
Intel Iris Pro 5200 vs. HD Graphics 4600   Graphics Cards   22 Sep 2013
Intel Ivy Bridge Gallium3D Performance Still Slow   Display Drivers   21 Sep 2013
Intel Iris Pro Linux Graphics Yield Some Wins Against...   Graphics Cards   19 Sep 2013
Intel Iris Pro Linux Performance Doubles With Driver...   Display Drivers   16 Sep 2013

Haswell Linux News

Intel Ironlake Receives Patches For RC6 Power Savings   Intel   19 Nov 2017
The Big Changes So Far For The Linux 4.15 Kernel -...   Linux Kernel   19 Nov 2017
Intel Icelake Support Added To LLVM Clang   Compiler   19 Nov 2017
Fedora 28 Hopes To Improve Linux Laptop Battery Life   Fedora   16 Nov 2017
A Useful Intel Power Management Feature Has Landed For...   Intel   16 Nov 2017
Glibc Picks Up Some More FMA Performance Optimizations   GNU   22 Oct 2017
Spec Ops: The Line Gets Boosted On Mesa With GL...   Mesa   09 Oct 2017
Outlast Gets ~10%+ Performance Boost From Mesa GL...   Mesa   30 Sep 2017
macOS' APFS File-System Performing Much Better Than...   Operating Systems   26 Sep 2017
Intel Haswell Scheduler Updated In LLVM   Compiler   28 Aug 2017
FFmpeg Has Seen Some AVX2 Optimizations For VP9...   Multimedia   27 Aug 2017
More Sandy Bridge Scheduling Updates For LLVM   Intel   13 Aug 2017
Ryzen, Windows 10 & Laptop Survey Piqued Linux...   Phoronix   01 Aug 2017
Haswell-Tuned Binaries Are Still Sometimes Faster On...   Compiler   21 Jul 2017
It's Coming Down To The Wire For New AMD Zen Scheduler...   Compiler   18 Jul 2017
Intel Windows OpenGL Driver Finally Has v4.5, Catching...   Intel   18 Jul 2017
LLVM Gets New Scheduler Data For Sandy Bridge, Other...   Compiler   17 Jul 2017
GCC vs. Clang Compilers On The Intel Core i9 With...   Compiler   17 Jul 2017
It Looks Like Intel Could Begin Pushing Graphics Tech...   Intel   15 Jul 2017
ROCm 1.6 Radeon Open Compute Released   Radeon   30 Jun 2017
Ubuntu 17.10 Video Acceleration Progress, New...   Ubuntu   24 Jun 2017
Intel Haswell May Soon See Less Hangs With Mesa   Mesa   13 Jun 2017
Intel Developer BLORPs Older Hardware, May Help With...   Intel   16 May 2017
More Details On The OpenGL 4.2 Support For Ivy Bridge...   Intel   20 Apr 2017
Intel Ivy Bridge Gets OpenGL 4.2 On Mesa 17.1   Intel   14 Apr 2017
OpenGL 4.0 / FP64 Patches Updated For Intel Ivy Bridge   Intel   20 Mar 2017
LLVM 5.0 Should Offer Better AMD Ryzen Performance   Compiler   14 Mar 2017
OA Performance Counters Now Being Exposed By Intel's...   Intel   09 Mar 2017
Intel's ANV Vulkan Driver Gets An Important...   Intel   14 Feb 2017
OpenGL 4.0 Patches For Intel Ivy Bridge Revised   Mesa   14 Feb 2017
Mesa 17.0.0 Officially Released   Mesa   13 Feb 2017
Clear Linux vs. Ubuntu On An Intel Pentium CPU   Operating Systems   28 Jan 2017
Mesa 17.0-RC2 Released, Final Coming Next Month   Mesa   25 Jan 2017
Mesa 17.0 Saw Less Code Changes Than Earlier Releases,...   Mesa   20 Jan 2017
CompuLab Has Upgraded Their Small Form Factor...   Hardware   19 Jan 2017
Mesa 17.0-RC1 Released   Mesa   19 Jan 2017
Mesa 17.0 Delayed To Allow For Ivy Bridge OpenGL 4.0   Mesa   17 Jan 2017
Ivy Bridge Patches For OpenGL 4.0 In Mesa Updated   Intel   17 Jan 2017
Mesa 17.0 Git Lands OpenGL 4.5 Support For Intel...   Intel   16 Jan 2017
Intel's Mesa Driver Set To Flip On OpenGL 4.5 For...   Intel   16 Jan 2017
OpenGL 4.3 Lands For Maxwell With Nouveau Gallium3D,...   Mesa   12 Jan 2017
OpenGL 4.2 Now Exposed For Intel Haswell On Mesa 17.0   Mesa   12 Jan 2017
Linux 4.11 To Enable Frame-Buffer Compression By...   Intel   09 Jan 2017
Mesa Patches For Bringing Intel Haswell To OpenGL 4.2   Intel   09 Jan 2017
Xeon HD Graphics P530 With OpenGL & Vulkan On Mesa...   Intel   08 Jan 2017
Haswell On Mesa Now Has Nearly Complete OpenGL ES 3.2...   Intel   06 Jan 2017
Igalia Delivers Ivy Bridge Mesa Patches For FP64 /...   Intel   05 Jan 2017
Float64 Support For Intel ANV Vulkan Driver Revised   Vulkan   05 Jan 2017
Intel's Mesa Driver Now Officially Exposes OpenGL 4.0...   Intel   05 Jan 2017
FP64 Support Finally Lands In Mesa Git For Intel...   General   03 Jan 2017
Haswell OpenGL 4.0 / FP64 Support In Mesa Might...   Mesa   22 Dec 2016
Float64 Support For Intel's Vulkan Driver Is Almost...   Mesa   16 Dec 2016
MD In Linux 4.10 Adds RAID5 Writeback Cache Feature,...   Linux Kernel   14 Dec 2016
Intel ILO Gallium3D Driver Proposed For Removal, But...   Mesa   06 Dec 2016
Developers' Planned Changes Still Coming To Mesa 13.1...   Mesa   02 Dec 2016
Fresh Haswell & Skylake OpenGL vs. Vulkan...   Intel   28 Nov 2016
Intel Vulkan Linux Driver Lands Cull & Clip...   Intel   22 Nov 2016
Intel Vulkan Linux Driver Now Has Patches For Fast...   Intel   19 Nov 2016
Igalia Joins The Khronos Group   Standards   10 Nov 2016
Open-Source Radeon, Vulkan & Linux 4.8~4.9 Were...   Phoronix   01 Nov 2016
The Idle Power Use Of The Past 19 Linux Kernel...   Linux Kernel   27 Oct 2016
How Ubuntu 16.10 With Linux 4.8/4.9 Compares To Early...   Linux Kernel   23 Oct 2016
Intel Cache Allocation Technology / RDT Still Baking...   Linux Kernel   23 Oct 2016
Features You Will Not Find In The Mesa 13.0 Release   Mesa   22 Oct 2016
Linux 4.9 Is Showing A Performance Boost On More...   Linux Kernel   21 Oct 2016
Clear Linux Now Riding On Linux 4.8.1, Ships...   Intel   17 Oct 2016
Patches Revised For Supporting OpenGL 4.0 On Intel...   Mesa   11 Oct 2016
Gallium3D's Gallivm Gets Basic AVX2 Support   Mesa   05 Oct 2016
Running Caffe AlexNet/GoogleNet On Some CPUs Compared...   NVIDIA   29 Aug 2016
See How Your Linux System Compares To A $300...   Intel   28 Aug 2016
OpenGL ES 3.1 For Haswell Lands With Intel's Mesa...   Mesa   26 Aug 2016
OpenGL ES 3.1 Comes For Intel Haswell On Mesa   Mesa   24 Aug 2016
Intel Skylake Multi-Screen Issues On Linux Still...   Intel   21 Aug 2016
Phoronix Been Loading Slow? It Is Hopefully Better Now   Phoronix   12 Aug 2016
The Big DRM Graphics Pull For Linux 4.8: AMDGPU...   Linux Kernel   02 Aug 2016
Linux 4.7 Notebook Power Testing: Possible Regression...   Linux Kernel   22 Jul 2016
95 Patches Ready The Intel Mesa Driver For OpenGL 4 On...   Intel   19 Jul 2016
Developers Are Still Working On OpenGL 4.x For Intel...   Intel   13 Jul 2016
Vulkan, Raspberry Pi 3, AMDGPU & Other Exciting...   Phoronix   28 Jun 2016
Intel Is Insanely Close To Showing Off OpenGL 4.5 With...   Intel   16 Jun 2016
RadeonSI & Intel Both Get Patches For Boosting...   Mesa   13 Jun 2016
Intel Finally Unleashes Broadwell-E: Top End CPU Will...   Intel   31 May 2016
Intel's Mesa Driver Now Officially Exposes OpenGL 4.3   Mesa   30 May 2016
Intel Is Getting Very Close With Its Last Extension...   Intel   21 May 2016
Intel SNA vs. Modesetting GLAMOR - DDX Benchmarks   Intel   20 May 2016
Mesa 11.3 Isn't A Game Changer For Intel's Haswell   Intel   19 May 2016
It's Easy Trying Out Intel's OpenGL 4.2 Mesa Driver On...   Intel   17 May 2016
GCC 6.1 Compiler Optimization Level Benchmarks: -O0 To...   Compiler   14 May 2016
There Is Less Than One Month To Go Until Phoronix...   Phoronix   10 May 2016
Fedora 24 Beta Looks Nice, But Will They Ever Stop...   Fedora   10 May 2016
Some Fresh Debian 8.4 vs. Debian Testing (Stretch) For...   Debian   08 May 2016
Trying Out Beignet For Intel OpenCL On Ubuntu 16.04,...   Intel   05 May 2016
Intel's OpenGL Linux Driver Is Now One Step Closer To...   Mesa   04 May 2016
DRI3 On (X)Ubuntu 16.04 Still isn't Enough For Intel...   Ubuntu   04 May 2016
Latest Intel FP64 Patches Published For i965 Mesa DRI...   Mesa   29 Apr 2016
Igalia Posts Intel vertex_attrib_64bit Mesa Driver...   Intel   28 Apr 2016
Possible SATA Power Management Improvements For Linux   Hardware   18 Apr 2016
Linux 4.7 Will Bring Intel Color Manager, Changes...   Linux Kernel   01 Apr 2016
Has Power Management Improved With The Updates To...   Fedora   29 Mar 2016
Linux 4.6-rc1 Kernel Benchmarks On A Xeon E5 Haswell   Intel   28 Mar 2016