[ubuntu-uk] Asus x52f performance
sfgreenwood at gmail.com
Wed Jul 6 21:07:16 UTC 2011
On 6 July 2011 21:58, Chris Rowson <christopherrowson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I recently bought an Asus X42F laptop computer with a Nehalem Core i3
> M330 CPU with integrated Intel HD GPU.
> I'm finding that it works somewhat better under Windows 7 than under
> Ubuntu. For example:
> My son play flash games on the Internet. I've seen a bit of graphical
> corruption on a couple of these (under Chrome).
> The 'stripy' texture on the iPlayer website background seems to
> flicker. As daft as it sounds, it's a bit like when someone with a
> stripy suit went on TV in the olden days ;-)
> Web browsing in Chrome on Ubuntu feels slower than that on Windows.
> Intel graphics drivers were detected and installed automatically, and
> Unity seems to be running properly.
> Can anyone throw any light on what might be happening here.
It will most likely be with the GPU: I had similar problems with some Dell
Vostro 6x00 laptops a few months ago, can't remember the detail now but some
Intel HD GPUs aren't properly supported as yet (to my knowledge - I was
using 10.10 and haven't tested 11.04). You'd have to get the model number
for more specific information.
"Is this your sanderling?"
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