Intel Linux Patch Said to Improve Graphics Efficiency up to 43%

A new series of patches for Intel’s Linux P-state driver improves the efficiency of the integrated graphics by up to 43% and performance by up to 15%, as tested on an Ice Lake system.Intel’s open source driver team sent out a series of patches on Tuesday for the Intel P-State driver meant to improve efficiency of the GPU for I/O-bound workloads, according to Phoronix. The P-state was tuned for better CPU efficiency in TDP-limited scenarios. This would give more power to the GPU.