"As mentioned last week when publishing the OS X 10.8 vs.
Ubuntu Linux benchmarks, a large Intel OpenGL driver performance
comparison was being carried out at Phoronix. The comparison is now
compete and here are the results when comparing the Intel HD OpenGL
graphics performance under Apple OS X 10.8, Microsoft Windows 7 Pro, and
Ubuntu Linux 12.04/12.10. The results of this Intel OpenGL gaming
performance comparison are quite interesting, but reveal some troubling
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