Phoronix: Linux Kernel Benchmarks Of 2.6.24 Through 2.6.39

With the recent look at the major Linux power regressions taking place within the Linux kernel, some initially wondered if the increase in power consumption was correlated to an increase in system performance. Unfortunately, it is clear now that is not the case. With that said though, here's some performance benchmarks of all major kernel releases going back to Linux 2.6.24 and ending with the Linux 2.6.39 kernel.

http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=15985