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As long as Intel keeps fully supporting the open source Linux driver, I suspect there will always be demand for their GPUs (for people that don't need to game or do video production/etc).

Also IIRC for low end devices and battery life, Intel GPUs are play the nicest

xf86-video-intel?? Distros have been defaulting to the modesetting kernel driver for years due to the instability caused by Intel's linux drivers.

the intel drm kernel driver which the modesetting x11 ddx (not kernel driver) uses

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