"The new benchmarks going out today on Phoronix are looking at
the performance of Intel's Sandy Bridge graphics with the latest
Microsoft Windows 7 and Ubuntu Linux drivers. Not only are we using the
very latest drivers, but there is also a separate Linux test run with
SNA, the "Sandy Bridge New Acceleration" architecture enabled."
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