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System76 Gazelle Pro: A High Performance Linux Laptop

Over the past several weeks at Phoronix I have been trying out the System76 Gazelle Professional, which has wound up being a nice high performance Linux laptop preloaded with Ubuntu and powered by Intel's latest-generation Core i7 "Haswell" mobile processor.

5 September 2013 - Haswell Laptop - 11 Comments
Pipelight, X.Org, exFAT & Wayland Topped This Month

This month on Phoronix there were 246 news stories and 20 featured articles written by your's truly. Of all that Linux and open-source content with an enthusiast hardware focus, Wayland, X.Org, exFAT, the Pipelight Netflix implementation, and the Linux 3.11 kernel were among the interesting events covered.

31 August 2013 - August 2013 - Add A Comment
The Top Features Of Phoronix Test Suite 4.8

The official release of Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 (codenamed "Sokndal") is expected in the next week. With the imminent release of our industry-leading open-source automated benchmarking platform for Linux / BSD / OS X / Solaris, here's a look at some of the top features coming. Aside from just those carrying out the benchmarks, many of the features also benefit those viewing the results -- such as readers.

11 August 2013 - Sokndal - 1 Comment
Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 Gains A Few More Features

While Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 "Sokndal" was anticipated for release this week, an uptick in last minute work led to an additional development milestone release. While the new Phoronix Test Suite 4.8.0 release is now expected next week, there's some exciting late features for those into open-source benchmarking and performance testing.

7 August 2013 - Phoronix Test Suite 4.8-Sokndal - Add A Comment
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
The First Release Of Phoronix Test Suite "Sokndal"

Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 "Sokndal" is under heavy development following the stable Phoronix Test Suite 4.6.1 update that arrived earlier this month. So far there's min/max reporting improvements, continued work on bettering Apple OS X benchmarks, and a lot more to come.

20 June 2013 - Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 - Add A 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 Turns Nine Years Old, PTS Turns Five

It was nine years ago today, on 5 June 2004, that I founded 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
Phoronix Test Suite 4.6.0 "Utsira" Released

Phoronix Test Suite 4.6.0 (codenamed "Utsira") has been officially released today with compiler improvements, support for the HHVM virtual machine, BSD support improvements, and other hardware/software improvements.

21 May 2013 - Version 4.6.0 - Add A Comment

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