13 Lines of Code Boosts Intel Sandy Bridge Performance

by Keith Vance

Intel's Zou Nan hai committed 13 lines of code to the Mesa Git mainline and that commit dramatically boosted Sandy Bridge Linux performance.

According to Phoronix, a 13-line Git commit to the Mesa mainline dramatically boosts Sandy Bridge Linux performance.

Michael Larabel reports that it's this Git commit on March 1 by Intel's Zou Nan hai that made all of the difference.

"It is a relatively straightforward and simple patch," Larabel said, "but how it affects the OpenGL performance is dramatic."

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This article was originally published on Wednesday Mar 9th 2011
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