I just recently filed a bug about horrible performance when runnig the existing X11 pipeline using intel's forked UXA accaleration architecture. AWT applications are extremly slow, hardly useable.
> We don't intend to fix this in UXA ourselves. If you're drawing unantialiased
> text in 2009, your software fails. If you're not using Xft or cairo for text
> drawing in 2009, your software fails even harder (it would perform fine if you
So, it seems intel doesn't care they broke your software :-/