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Thread: Intel's Unreleased GPU Gets New Shader Compiler, Etc

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    Default Intel's Unreleased GPU Gets New Shader Compiler, Etc

    Phoronix: Intel's Unreleased GPU Gets New Shader Compiler, Etc

    Earlier this month we reported on Linux support for a new, unreleased Intel IGP after several commits hit the Intel driver's X.Org DDX driver (xf86-video-intel).This code added a new mobile and desktop component but of course not many details regarding this next-generation Intel graphics processor have been revealed. Within the code this new chip is currently referred to as IGDNG, which we take to mean Intel Graphics Device Next Generation.Recently more work for IGDNG has landed within Intel's mainline DDX driver tree...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=NzM1Mw

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    I hope that larrabee will deliver decent performance... and with free drivers... this will be simply great!

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    Short summary: I should wait about six months for my next netbook Wait, that's about XMas!

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    Maybe I don't understand the concept of a shader compiler, but it appears those commits added precompiled shaders, not a compiler?

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