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Thread: Ubuntu 12.10 Is Faster With Intel Hardware

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    Quote Originally Posted by bug77 View Post
    GPU (or whatever it's called)
    It is still called GPU, as it is a graphics processing unit. Just that it's not a graphics card, but a graphics chip.

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    @AJSB

    Basically the tests should be done crossplattform. The raw speed for intel on win is much higher which is really sad. The diff between linux+win is lowest with nvidia, amd performs up to opengl 3 really similar, but has got a problem with opengl 4 (only heaven compared with hd5670). intel however is a day/night experience - lots of apps do not even run on linux which do on win like heaven (with tesselation) or rage (via wine). Haswell, the IVB successor will get a much more powerful - i expect about twice the speed on certain benchmarks, maybe not all. Of course intel could optimize the drivers for a certain workload (like the source 2 engine) but most likely amd will be still faster - only compared the combined cpu+gpu solutions. As always the number of possible sales will impact drivers. It's all about making money.

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