With the Intel Haswell product launch coming up soon, here`s a look at how the Intel Ivy Bridge HD 4000 graphics support has matured on the seven most recent Linux kernel releases. This benchmarking shows how the performance of the Intel DRM driver has changed between the Linux 3.2 kernel and the Linux 3.8 kernel that`s presently under development when using the integrated graphics found on the latest-generation Core i7 CPU."
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips