Intel's Glamor Architecture Is Becoming Glamorous
Phoronix: Intel's Glamor Architecture Is Becoming Glamorous
Zhigang Gong of Intel China has published a new Linux patch today that enables the rest of the Glamor acceleration architecture functions to be used by the Intel X.Org driver. Glamor is a new means of accelerating 2D over OpenGL for the DDX driver...
You'll have to figure out how to do a test with mixed X11 rendering and OpenGL happening on a composted system. That is the sort of situation were these sorts of changes matter most.