Phoronix News Archives
What Linux Distribution Should Be Benchmarked The Most?

Several Phoronix readers have brought up an important topic recently on Twitter and within our forums: what Linux distribution should really be be benchmarked the most? Ubuntu has traditionally been the most tested Linux platform here, but times may be changing.

26 July 2013 - Question - 225 Comments
Windows 8 vs. Linux Graphics, Source Benchmarks Coming

Before the end of the month will be many new and exciting Linux benchmarks on Phoronix, including the Radeon Dynamic Power Management results in full, many updated Windows 8 vs. Ubuntu Linux tests, and Valve Source Engine Linux GPU benchmarks, among others.

23 July 2013 - Benchmarks - 18 Comments
PTS 4.8 M3: Frame Latency Tests, GPU Identification, Etc

The third development release of Phoronix Test Suite 4.8-Sokndal is now available for open-source automated benchmarking. This update has the OpenGL frame latency recording ability, detection support for the AMD/NVIDIA AIB vendors, and other changes.

19 July 2013 - Sokndal Milestone 3 - 1 Comment
Min / Max FPS Comes To Test Results

With Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 "Sokndal", the minimum and maximum performance results are now being commonly displayed along side the rest of the results.

16 June 2013 - Phoronix Test Suite - 15 Comments
The Phoronix Migration Is Fully Complete

After some rough hours, all of the Phoronix infrastructure should be located now within its new data center. If any problems are experienced in getting your dose of Phoronix, please contact us.

16 June 2013 - Phoronix Server - 3 Comments
Phoronix Server Migration Complete

Tonight (15 June 21:00 CST) we are upgrading our server infrastructure and moving the Phoronix web properties to a new data center.

15 June 2013 - Phoronix Server Migration - 6 Comments
Phoronix.com Turns Nine Years Old, PTS Turns Five

It was nine years ago today, on 5 June 2004, that I founded Phoronix.com as a long expedition to ultimately enrich the Linux hardware experience and to become the leading source for providing Linux hardware reviews. Additionally, it's five years ago today that marks the public release of Phoronix Test Suite 1.0.

5 June 2013 - Phoronix - 17 Comments
What Was Striking On Phoronix Last Month

In April on Phoronix there were 221 published original news articles and 20 featured length articles. Here's what was most popular among the plethora of original Linux content with a bent on performance testing, graphics drivers, power management, and Linux gaming.

1 May 2013 - April 2013 - Add A Comment
More Details On The HHVM Virtual Machine Design

After earlier this week delivering benchmarks showing Facebook's HipHop 2.0 Virtual Machine is very fast, a Facebook engineer commented in our forums about some of the design choices that were made.

12 April 2013 - HipHop - 1 Comment
PTS 4.4.1 Arrives, Benchmark Windows 8 vs. Ubuntu

Succeeding last month's release of Phoronix Test Suite 4.4, the first point release to "Forsand" has been made available. There's minor improvements and fixes throughout along with some notable work on the Microsoft Windows side.

14 March 2013 - Phoronix Test Suite 4.4.1 - 4 Comments
A Number Of New & Updated Linux Benchmarks

After yesterday writing about recent benchmarking improvements, including over a dozen new open-source benchmarks graciously provided by Intel and then ongoing improvements to the Phoronix Test Suite client, there's more to talk about this morning for those interested in open-source benchmarking.

24 January 2013 - Open-Source Benchmarking - Add A Comment
The Most Popular Linux Benchmarks Of 2012

With 2012 coming to a close, here's a look at the most popular data that was uploaded to the collaborative OpenBenchmarking.org testing platform this calendar year.

30 December 2012 - Great Year - 1 Comment
The First Unreal Engine 3 Game Ships For Linux

While Epic Games hasn't allowed for Unreal Tournament 3 to be released for Linux, the first native Linux game using Unreal Engine 3 was released today. Yes, Unreal Engine 3 for Linux.

19 December 2012 - Humble Indie Bundle - 43 Comments

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