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    Default Happy 5th Birthday, Phoronix!

    Phoronix: Happy 5th Birthday, Phoronix!

    It was five years ago today, on the 5th of June 2004, that Phoronix.com launched. It was also one year ago to the day that Phoronix Test Suite 1.0 was released. Here are a few statistics and highlights from the past five years with what we have set out to accomplish with enriching the Linux hardware experience and driving Linux-based benchmarking and testing.

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=13922

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    Congratulations!

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    Something interesting to look at: http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/phoronix.com and http://web.archive.org/web/*/phoronix.com

    But anyway, Congrats!

    Also, something just occured to me: I originally found Phoronix because I was looking for an alternative to 3DMark, preferably one that runs on Linux. Why not have a feature where the PTS has a default test mode that assigns an arbitrary number that correlates to how your computer performs? With a GUI, we can have a true replacement for 3DMark on Linux.
    Last edited by superppl; 06-05-2009 at 02:25 AM.

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    Congratulations, and thanks for the interesting articles
    Btw, any explanation on the sudden popularity increase back in 2007?

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    Quote Originally Posted by maleadt View Post
    Congratulations, and thanks for the interesting articles
    Btw, any explanation on the sudden popularity increase back in 2007?
    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...item=735&num=1
    That one's even listed as one of the most popular articles

    Congrats Phoronix anyways, been an interesting year in 2008!

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    Happy birthday
    and thanx for all the news & articles!
    keep it up!

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    Congrats, and keep up the good work!

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    Congratulations, most of the time really interesting news on this site. I like PTS too and would just like to see an open source server part (PTS Global).

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    congrats

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    My best wishes the 5 years to become 50

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