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  • #61
    Originally posted by ldillon View Post
    It's so easy to find good hardware for Windows (Go to Newegg and select Most Reviews in your price range) I think Linux users deserve a easier hardware selection process. I also think that the manufacturers that provide better Linux support should be rewarded for their effort.

    Thanks for the excellent site.
    Integration with the Smolt wiki (http://smolts.org/smolt-wiki/Main_Page) could be a way to do this... perhaps.

    Unfortunately, Smolt never really got the widespread adoption (as far as I know, only Fedora and OpenSuse + derivatives; http://www.smolts.org/static/stats/stats.html) that it should have had. Some help from a phoronix test suite distribution of the smolt client could perhaps help a bit.

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    • #62
      Originally posted by staalmannen View Post
      Some help from a phoronix test suite distribution of the smolt client could perhaps help a bit.
      Smolt really doesn't offer anything as far as I know that isn't achieved in a more user-friendly and useful way with PTS/OB either right now or very soon in the future for the user interface level items still being addressed.
      Michael Larabel
      http://www.michaellarabel.com/

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      • #63
        What about some benchmark on bitcoin mining?

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        • #64
          OpenBenchmarking.org can do more than just benchmarks and can answer all of the potential scenarios you outline

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          • #65
            it might not be the most appropriate thread but anyway

            when a user is not logged in the phoronix.com link on the upper right part of the screen (next to the log in, register etc area) is htp and not http as it should

            thanks

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            • #66
              Full-screen flash instructions

              A step-by-step tutorial about how to get Adobe Flash working in full screen without tearing on Sandy Bridge in Linux.

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              • #67
                Originally posted by ldillon View Post
                I was thinking thinking of something along the lines of StorageReview.com's Leader Board but with more than just performance, like Best for Stock Ubuntu, Best for Stock Fedora, etc and/or Best for Open Drivers, Best with ATI Driver and Best with NVidia Driver.
                I was just about suggesting something very similar, like a recurring feature (for example every 3 or 6 months) where Michael posts a update on the current state of the hardware market in an easy to read format.

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                • #68
                  Mike would you mind doing a shout out to http://www.gamingonlinux.com ?

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                  • #69
                    I'm interested in the time a system needs to do something useful (login, network). Once the system is up I tend to be happy with the speed of the system (which is more often than not limited by DSL speed).

                    Obviously this includes BIOS startup. And Phoronix cares about benchmarking I'd be happy if there'd be a benchmarked (and smooth path) to a coreboot based off-the-shelf system with SSD.

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                    • #70
                      Power usage

                      It would be nice if phoronix would put more focus on power usage, especially idle power usage. Comparing with Windows could show where the Linux drivers need improvement. My desktop idles at 20W higher in Linux than in Windows (I suspect my Radeon graphics card is to blame).

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