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

Acer C720 Chromebook Delivers Fast Ubuntu Performance   Computers   12 Dec 2013
Intel Haswell Linux Virtualization: KVM vs. Xen vs....   Operating Systems   07 Jul 2013
Ubuntu Now Runs Well On The MacBook Air, Beats OS X In...   Operating Systems   19 Mar 2014
Manjaro vs. Ubuntu vs. Fedora vs. OpenSUSE Benchmarks   Operating Systems   05 Feb 2014
Running Ubuntu Linux Is Messy On The 2013 MacBook Air   Computers   26 Jun 2013
ASUS Zenbook UX301LA: A Nice Intel Ultrabook For Linux...   Computers   31 Mar 2014
Linux 3.11 File-System Performance: EXT4, Btrfs, XFS,...   Software   20 Jul 2013
Intel DH87RL Haswell H87   Motherboards   22 Jul 2013
Intel Skylake HD Graphics 530 Performance On Linux   Graphics Cards   18 Aug 2015
Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS On The Acer C720 Chromebook   Operating Systems   09 Mar 2014
Intel Haswell HD Graphics 4600 Performance On Ubuntu...   Graphics Cards   06 Jun 2013
System76 Gazelle Pro: An Intel Haswell Laptop With...   Computers   22 Aug 2013
Intel Haswell Memory Scaling With Ubuntu 14.04 + Linux...   Memory   30 Jan 2014
Intel Pentium G3220 Haswell   Processors   22 Dec 2013
Intel Haswell DDR3 Memory Performance Impact On...   Memory   21 Oct 2013
Intel Iris Pro 5200 vs. HD Graphics 4600   Graphics Cards   22 Sep 2013
System76 Galago UltraPro Haswell Ultrabook   Computers   20 Oct 2013
Intel Core i7 4770K "Haswell" Benchmarks On...   Processors   04 Jun 2013
The First NVIDIA GeForce Benchmarks On The SteamOS...   Linux Gaming   15 Dec 2013
Intel Haswell HD Graphics 4600 vs. AMD Radeon Graphics...   Graphics Cards   17 Jun 2013
Ubuntu With Linux 3.16 Smashes OS X 10.9.4 On The...   Operating Systems   14 Jul 2014
OS X 10.10 vs. Ubuntu 14.10 vs. Fedora 21 vs. openSUSE...   Operating Systems   29 Nov 2014
25-Way Open-Source Linux Graphics Card Comparison   Graphics Cards   25 Jan 2014
Intel Haswell HD Graphics 4400 Are Great On Linux   Graphics Cards   11 Oct 2013
Gigabyte Z97-HD3 Intel Z97 Motherboard   Motherboards   28 May 2014
Ryzen Compiler Performance: Clang 4/5 vs. GCC 6/7/8...   Software   23 Jul 2017
ECS Z87H3-A2X Extreme   Motherboards   15 Aug 2013
Intel Broadwell HD Graphics 5500: Windows 8.1 vs....   Operating Systems   24 Jan 2015
G.SKILL 8GB DDR3 Laptop Memory On A Linux Ultrabook   Memory   05 Jan 2014
The First Experience Of Intel Haswell On Linux   Processors   01 Jun 2013
Intel Core i3/i5/i7 Ubuntu Linux Performance Update   Processors   12 Jan 2014
Intel Core i7 4790K: Devil's Canyon Benchmarks On...   Processors   11 Jun 2014
Intel Haswell Might Have Regressed Hard On Linux   Software   12 Jan 2014
Intel Open-Sources Broadwell GPU Driver; Graphics Look...   Graphics Cards   03 Nov 2013
MSI B85M-P33: A Cheap Haswell Motherboard   Motherboards   15 Mar 2014
My Core i7 5960X + MSI X99 Experience So Far: It's...   Motherboards   06 Sep 2014
Intel Iris Graphics 5100: Windows 8.1 vs. Ubuntu 14.04...   Graphics Cards   13 Mar 2014
Optimized Binaries Provide Great Benefits For Intel...   Processors   15 Jun 2013
Lini PC Delivers A Nice Haswell-based Xubuntu PC   Computers   18 Dec 2013
A 10-Way Linux Distribution Battle To Kick Off 2016   Operating Systems   12 Jan 2016
Intel Core i3 4130 On Linux   Processors   18 Oct 2013
Intel 2D GLAMOR vs. UXA vs. SNA On Ubuntu 14.04   Display Drivers   11 Mar 2014
Intel Linux Driver Almost Neck-And-Neck With Windows...   Operating Systems   28 Nov 2013
Intel Core i5 6600K Skylake Linux CPU Benchmarks   Processors   23 Aug 2015
Intel Broadwell: GCC 4.9 vs. LLVM Clang 3.5 Compiler...   Software   30 Jan 2015
Apple 2013 Haswell MacBook Air Performance   Computers   09 Jul 2013
NVIDIA's GeForce Driver On Ubuntu 14.04 Runs The Same...   Operating Systems   30 Mar 2014
9-Way Intel Xeon E3 v5 Skylake Benchmarks On Ubuntu...   Processors   25 Feb 2016
Preliminary Tests Of Intel Sandy Bridge & Ivy...   Processors   27 Jan 2015
Ubuntu 14.04: Intel's Haswell Linux Driver Comes Up...   Operating Systems   25 Mar 2014
NVIDIA's Linux Driver On Ubuntu Is Very Competitive...   Graphics Cards   30 Jul 2013
GCC 4.9 Compiler Optimization Benchmarks For Faster...   Software   14 Apr 2014
Linux OpenGL: Ubuntu 13.04/13.10 vs. Fedora 19/20   Operating Systems   05 Oct 2013
Intel Haswell Linux Performance For Valve's Source...   Linux Gaming   14 Nov 2013
Intel HD Graphics 4600 Performance On Mesa 10.1-devel   Display Drivers   31 Jan 2014
System76 Galago UltraPro Performance Preview   Computers   09 Sep 2013
Fedora vs. Ubuntu Linux Benchmarks On Intel Haswell   Operating Systems   30 Jun 2013
Intel Core i5 4670 On Linux   Processors   13 Jan 2014
MSI X99S SLI PLUS On Linux   Motherboards   24 Oct 2014
CompuLab Intense-PC2: An Excellent, Fanless, Mini PC...   Computers   18 Oct 2014
AMD Catalyst 14.4 On Linux With Radeon R3 APU Graphics   Display Drivers   24 Apr 2014
Intel Core i7 5960X Haswell-E On Linux   Processors   10 Sep 2014
With Skylake Out, It's Becoming Easier To Build A...   Computers   11 Jan 2016
Linux Power Efficiency Of Skylake, Broadwell, Haswell...   Processors   25 Aug 2015
Intel Celeron, Pentium Haswell HD Graphics On Mesa...   Display Drivers   01 Jan 2014
How Intel Laptop Performance & Efficiency Evolved...   Computers   20 Dec 2015
Intel Xeon E5-1680 v3 & E5-2687W v3 Compared To...   Processors   13 Nov 2014
9-Way Linux Laptop Performance Comparison From Intel...   Computers   07 Feb 2015
Intel Ivy Bridge Linux Performance Stepped Up In 2013   Display Drivers   04 Jan 2014
GCC 4.8 vs. LLVM/Clang 3.3 On Intel's Core i7 4770K   Software   21 Jun 2013
Ubuntu 13.10 Linux Disk Encryption Performance   Operating Systems   02 Sep 2013
Power Consumption & Efficiency Of The Linux Kernel...   Software   27 Oct 2016
LLVM Clang vs. GCC Compiler Benchmarks On FreeBSD 11.0   Software   27 Aug 2016
Windows 8 Beats Ubuntu Linux For Intel...   Operating Systems   24 Jul 2013
Linux 3.17 To 4.15 Kernel Benchmarks On Intel Gulftown...   Software   26 Jan 2018
Intel GMA3150 Graphics With Ubuntu 12.10   Operating Systems   14 Sep 2012
Intel HD Graphics On Linux 3.15 Brings Few Changes   Display Drivers   04 May 2014
NVIDIA's Linux Driver Can Deliver Better OpenGL...   Operating Systems   31 Oct 2014
Intel Haswell Linux Performance Improved A Lot In 2013   Display Drivers   19 Dec 2013
GCC 4.9 Compiler Benchmarks On A Dual-Core Haswell   Software   24 Dec 2013
Finding An Affordable Heatsink For A High Wattage CPU...   Peripherals   29 Sep 2015
The MSI X99S SLI PLUS Is Working & Running Well On...   Motherboards   01 Oct 2014
Linux 3.2 To 3.8 Kernels With Intel Ivy Bridge...   Display Drivers   27 Jan 2013
Intel Core i7 4960X Ivy Bridge Extreme Edition   Processors   10 Oct 2013
Intel Bay Trail Graphics On Linux Are Slower Than...   Operating Systems   02 Jun 2014
With A New Motherboard, The Core i7 5960X Haswell-E...   Processors   08 Sep 2014
15-Way Open-Source Intel/AMD/NVIDIA GPU Comparison   Graphics Cards   01 Jul 2013
Intel Iris Pro 5200: Windows 8 vs. Ubuntu Linux Redux   Display Drivers   30 Sep 2013
Windows 8.1 Still Outperforms Linux With Latest Intel...   Operating Systems   20 May 2014
Intel Iris Pro 5200 Graphics   Graphics Cards   06 Sep 2013
System76 Gazelle Pro: Ubuntu 13.04 vs. 13.10   Operating Systems   17 Aug 2013
Clang's Competition For GCC On Intel Haswell   Software   06 Feb 2014
Compilers Mature For Intel Sandy/Ivy Bridge, Prep For...   Software   27 Jan 2012
Intel Iris Pro Linux Graphics Yield Some Wins Against...   Graphics Cards   19 Sep 2013
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
Intel Haswell Linux Performance Remains Mixed Against...   Operating Systems   28 Aug 2013
Intel IvyBridge/Haswell/Broadwell/Skylake OpenGL &...   Linux Gaming   07 Jan 2017
Ubuntu 13.10 Performance On Intel Core i7...   Operating Systems   20 Jun 2013

Haswell Linux News

Features To Look Forward To With LLVM / Clang 6.0   LLVM   31 Dec 2017
13 Reasons Linux 3.13 Is Going To Be Very Exciting   Linux Kernel   15 Nov 2013
Free Software Foundation Endorses Its First Laptop   GNU   19 Dec 2013
The Linux 3.13 Kernel Has Many Improvements   Linux Kernel   09 Jan 2014
Intel Releases A Boatload Of Haswell Documentation   Intel   30 Dec 2013
The New & Best Features Of The Linux 3.11 Kernel   Linux Kernel   12 Jul 2013
My New Linux Ultrabook: The ASUS Zenbook UX301LA-DH71T   Hardware   08 Mar 2014
December Should Be Very Exciting For Linux Users   Phoronix   02 Dec 2013
Major Performance Breakthrough Discovered For Intel's...   Intel   05 Nov 2014
My 10 Minute Experience With PC-BSD 10.0   BSD   28 Jan 2014
Choosing A 2013 Laptop/Ultrabook For Linux   Intel   30 Nov 2013
AMD Publishes Open-Source HD 7000, Trinity Code   AMD   20 Mar 2012
The Best Features Of The Linux 3.10 Kernel   Linux Kernel   09 Jun 2013
Unity 7 Is Now My Desktop, Wins Over Xfce On HiDPI   Ubuntu   15 Mar 2014
The Best Features Of The Linux 3.5 Kernel   Linux Kernel   17 Jul 2012
An Overview Of Linux 3.12 Kernel Features   Linux Kernel   15 Sep 2013
Next-Generation PHP 7.0 Is Running Well But Will It...   Programming   03 Jan 2015
Linux 3.13, NVIDIA GPUs Won Over November   Phoronix   30 Nov 2013
The Feature Overview For The Linux 3.8 Kernel   Linux Kernel   24 Dec 2012
Mesa 10.0 Delivers Many Exciting New Features   Mesa   27 Nov 2013
The Linux 3.13 Kernel Is Already Super Exciting   Linux Kernel   08 Nov 2013
It's Easy Getting Intel Graphics To Work On SteamOS   Linux Gaming   15 Dec 2013
Intel Publishes Ivy Bridge Programming Documentation   Intel   23 Jun 2012
It's Easy Trying Out Intel's OpenGL 4.2 Mesa Driver On...   Intel   17 May 2016
Recapping The Linux 3.11 Kernel Features   Linux Kernel   31 Aug 2013
Linux 3.12, Ubuntu Spooked Users This Month   Phoronix   31 Oct 2013
Early Ubuntu 14.04 vs. Ubuntu 16.04 Intel Xeon E5...   Ubuntu   13 Feb 2016
OS X Is No Longer On My Main System, But I Already...   Ubuntu   12 Mar 2014
SteamOS, Linux Graphics Made An Exciting Holiday   Phoronix   31 Dec 2013
My Next Linux Ultrabook: Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon...   Hardware   13 Jan 2015
Why You Don't See Coreboot Supported By Many Modern...   Coreboot   10 Feb 2015
The Top Features Of Mesa 10.1 For Linux GPU Drivers   Mesa   08 Feb 2014
GCC Core-AVX2 "Haswell" CPU Optimization...   GNU   01 Sep 2013
The Linux 3.7 Kernel Is Going To Be A Beast   Linux Kernel   05 Oct 2012
Intel Valley View: Atom SoC With Ivy Bridge Graphics   Intel   21 Mar 2012
New Features To Look Out For With The Linux 4.2 Kernel   Linux Kernel   14 Jun 2015
Assessing The Current Intel Haswell Linux Experience   Intel   21 Jun 2013
Features On The Horizon For The Linux 3.8 Kernel   Linux Kernel   27 Oct 2012
An Interesting Difference Between AMD & NVIDIA...   Hardware   06 Jan 2016
Valve Continues Dominating & Kaveri Excited Linux...   Valve   31 Jan 2014
GCC 4.9 vs. GCC 5.1 vs. GCC 6.0 SVN Compiler...   GNU   07 Jun 2015
Good Features For The Linux 3.12 Kernel   Linux Kernel   08 Sep 2013
Intel Has 20~30 Full-Time Linux Graphics Developers   Intel   02 Feb 2013
Fedora 20 Beta vs. Ubuntu 13.10 Benchmarks   Fedora   29 Oct 2013
Intel Is Planning To Drop PowerVR Graphics   Intel   07 Feb 2012
Is The Gentoo-Based Calculate Linux Faster Than Other...   Operating Systems   01 Oct 2015
My Initial Intel Broadwell Linux Experience With The...   Hardware   23 Jan 2015
LLVM 5.0 Should Offer Better AMD Ryzen Performance   LLVM   14 Mar 2017
ACPI, Power Management Get Big Linux 3.13 Updates   Linux Kernel   08 Nov 2013
Mesa 17.0.0 Officially Released   Mesa   13 Feb 2017
Ubuntu 15.04 Will Attempt To Better Update CPU...   Ubuntu   15 Mar 2015
Intel Publishes Initial Skylake Linux Graphics Support   Intel   10 Sep 2014
The Big Changes So Far For The Linux 4.15 Kernel -...   Linux Kernel   19 Nov 2017
The Most Interesting Features Of The Linux 3.7 Kernel   Linux Kernel   27 Oct 2012
Clear Linux vs. Ubuntu On An Intel Pentium CPU   Clear Linux   28 Jan 2017
How Ubuntu 16.10 With Linux 4.8/4.9 Compares To Early...   Linux Kernel   23 Oct 2016
Intel Loses One Of Their Linux Driver Developers   Intel   09 Jul 2012
macOS' APFS File-System Performing Much Better Than...   Operating Systems   26 Sep 2017
Mesa 10.0 Lands In Ubuntu 14.04 "Trusty...   Mesa   09 Dec 2013
Pipelight, X.Org, exFAT & Wayland Topped This...   Phoronix   31 Aug 2013
Linux Can Work On The 2013 MacBook Air   Hardware   25 Aug 2013
Intel Makes XenGT For Mediated GPU Passthrough   Virtualization   22 Feb 2014
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Planning A Linux 3.13 Franken Kernel   Linux Kernel   20 Nov 2013
Intel Haswell-Based Apple MacBook Air, HD 5000...   Hardware   15 Jun 2013
Have Troubles With 4K Displays On Intel Linux? Try The...   Intel   07 Nov 2015
NVIDIA VDPAU Performance With The GeForce GTX 980   NVIDIA   05 Oct 2014
MSI Motherboard BIOS Updating Remains A Pain For Linux...   Hardware   31 Aug 2014
November Was Great For Linux Users, But December Will...   Phoronix   30 Nov 2014
Features Coming In For The Linux 3.9 Kernel   Linux Kernel   08 Feb 2013
A Few Worrisome Regressions Appear In Ubuntu 15.04 vs....   Ubuntu   10 Oct 2015
Intel Shafting Linux Users With Clover Trail: No...   Intel   13 Sep 2012
Linux 3.8 To Linux 3.14 Intel DRM Graphics Benchmarks   Linux Kernel   28 Jan 2014
Linux 4.9 Is Showing A Performance Boost On More...   Linux Kernel   21 Oct 2016
Apple Releases OS X 10.11 El Capitan; Want To See Some...   Proprietary Software   30 Sep 2015
Btrfs & Counter-Strike: Global Offensive   Linux Gaming   23 Mar 2012
Is Intel's PowerTOP Utility Still Beneficial In 2016...   Intel   14 Mar 2016
The DRM/KMS Drivers In The Linux 3.13 Kernel   Linux Kernel   02 Dec 2013
Ubuntu 13.10 vs. Fedora Linux CPU Benchmarks   Fedora   09 Oct 2013
GCC 5.2 vs. GCC 6.0 On An Intel Haswell-E Linux System   GNU   28 Nov 2015
Coreboot Lands Hardware Support Improvements   Coreboot   26 Nov 2013
Intel On Haswell Under Linux: "We've Screwed...   Intel   18 Oct 2012
Intel Is Insanely Close To Showing Off OpenGL 4.5 With...   Intel   16 Jun 2016
Gigabyte's Z97-HD3 Z97 Motherboard Is Running Well On...   Intel   24 May 2014
Interesting Features For FreeBSD 10   BSD   22 Jul 2013
Intel SNA vs. Modesetting GLAMOR - DDX Benchmarks   Intel   20 May 2016
Intel Is Working On Faster Linux Encryption For AVX2...   Intel   29 Oct 2015
Next Week Will Be Real Exciting For Linux Users   Linux Kernel   20 Sep 2013
Linux 4.6 Will Enable Intel FBC & PSR By Default...   Intel   05 Mar 2016
Running Some Fresh BSD vs. Linux Benchmarks   BSD   08 Oct 2015
Exciting Upcoming Linux Hardware Reviews, Articles   Hardware   12 Dec 2013
AMD Drops Steamroller "bdver3" Compiler...   AMD   11 Oct 2012
Intel's NUC, NVIDIA, Debian Drew In Lots Of Linux...   Phoronix   28 Feb 2014
The State Of DRM/KMS Drivers On Solaris Sounds Worse...   Oracle   19 Sep 2015
8-Way Desktop Comparison On Ubuntu 13.10 Linux   Linux Gaming   22 Jun 2013
AMD Radeon R9 290 Benchmarks On Ubuntu Linux   Radeon   13 Nov 2013
Intel P-State Is Faster Than ACPI CPUFreq Performance...   Hardware   18 Jan 2016
Liquorix Kernel Benchmarked Against Linux 4.2, Linux...   Linux Kernel   13 Oct 2015
Possible SATA Power Management Improvements For Linux   Hardware   18 Apr 2016
Intel Broadwell Support Continues To Land For Linux   Intel   21 Dec 2013
Vulkan, Raspberry Pi 3, AMDGPU & Other Exciting...   Phoronix   28 Jun 2016