"As noted last week on Phoronix, Google has Chromium OS engineers making improvements to Intel`s Gallium3D driver even though this open-source Linux driver isn`t officially supported by Intel Corp. Google`s interested in shipping the Intel Gallium3D driver on their Chromium OS netbooks in order to take advantage of the Low-Level Virtual Machine (LLVM) and other Gallium3D features to make up for the netbook`s lack of vertex shader hardware. How does this community-maintained Intel 3D driver now compare performance-wise to Intel`s official classic Mesa driver? Here is a fresh set of benchmarks from the latest Mesa Git code over the US holiday weekend.""
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