Re: Winds of freedom for graphic drivers!!!
One comment regarding Intel graphic cards. Their latest GPU isn't bad at all though I haven't seen benchmarks yet. Intel has released two new integrated gpus for their i965 chipset the GMA 3000 and the X3000. The X3000 model supports pixel shaders 3.0, vertex shaders 3.0 and also geometry shaders (dx10) and more stuff. It is a very advanced GPU but I don't know how fast it will be but for 3d features it looks good. The plain GMA 3000 is less advanced it does pixel shaders 2.0 (or perhaps 3.0) in hardware but vertex shaders in software and it is less advanced in other areas.
So their latest integrated graphics might not be as bad as 'traditional integrated graphics'.