This release brings new features and many fixes for all platforms. As usual this Release Notes highlight most important features and bug fixes and also list all known issues. The 2015Q2 highlights are:
- Execlists and full PPGTT enabled by default on all platforms that supports it: Broadwell, Skylake and Cherryview/Braswell.
- Cherryview/Braswell is out of preliminary_hw_support protection what means it achieved good stability and confidence levels.
Another important thing to highlight this quarter is that we published Hardware specifications for Broadwell and Cherryview/Braswell:
- Broadwell: Intel® Open Source HD Graphics and Intel Iris™ Graphics Programmer’s Reference Manual (PRM) for the 2014-2015 Intel Core™ Processors, Celeron™ Processors and Pentium™ Processors based on the “Broadwell” Platform
- Cherryview/Braswell: Intel® Open Source Graphics Programmer’s Reference Manual (PRM) for the 2014-2015 Intel Atom™ Processors, Celeron™ Processors, and Pentium™ Processors based on the Cherry Trail/Braswell platform (Cherryview/Braswell graphics)