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The Most Exciting Linux 3.11 Kernel Features

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With the Linux 3.11 kernel due to be released in the coming weeks, here's an overview of the most exciting changes for this next major Linux kernel update.

For Phoronix readers, as has already been covered extensively, the likely most exciting end-user feature is Radeon DPM support as finally implementing dynamic power management support for the open-source AMD driver means better performance, lower operating temperatures, and lower power usage. The benchmarks have been great.

Aside from Radeon DPM, other great 3.11 features include:

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