Intel Linux OpenGL Driver Remains Slower Than Windows
Phoronix: Intel Linux OpenGL Driver Remains Slower Than Windows
Recently there was the NVIDIA graphics comparison under Windows 7 and Linux providing new data at how the cross-platform NVIDIA driver is comparing between Ubuntu 12.10, Kubuntu 12.10, and Windows 7 Pro. Aside from Ubuntu's Unity desktop with Compiz impairing the performance, the results were competitive. Next up now is a look at Intel Sandy Bridge and Intel Ivy Bridge graphics when comparing the performance of the three operating systems.
You should upgrade the test
I'm running UH3.0 without significant problems on 9.0 branch (last week) and mesa master. Yes, I need to run on medium shaders and no tesselation because of missing features, but it's far from unusable.
For Unigine Heaven there is just the Windows 7 numbers since the Intel Linux support for this more demanding game engine isn't in great shape on Mesa.