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OS X 10.8 vs. Ubuntu Linux: A Battle With No Clear Winner

Michael Larabel

Published on 23 August 2012
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 5 of 15 - 16 Comments

The MAFFT molecular biology software was much faster on Ubuntu 12.04 than OS X when using the default compiler on each operating system.

Ubuntu had a slight advantage over OS X when it came to Fhourstones.

OS X was doing very well for the C-based SciMark 2.0 test cases and generally faster than Ubuntu Linux.

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