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OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Delivers Some Performance Improvements

Michael Larabel

Published on 9 August 2012
Written by Michael Larabel
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Some workloads though do benefit from OS X 10.8.

Again, if you would like to see how your system's overall performance compares to the brand new Retina MacBook Pro with OS X 10.8, it's simply a matter of executing phoronix-test-suite benchmark 1208098-SU-OSXMOUNTA86 to facilitate a fully automated hardware/software comparison in a streamlined manner with processes from test downloading and installation to execution and result management being handled in an automated and straightforward manner.

With there being some OS X 10.8 performance improvements over OS X 10.7, the comparative performance results against Linux should be quite interesting. Expect more information next week on Phoronix.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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