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Debian Wheezy GNU/kFreeBSD: Slower Than Linux

Michael Larabel

Published on 25 June 2012
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 4 of 6 - 23 Comments

It should come as no surprise now, but the Linux-based operating systems also were noticeably faster for John The Ripper's Blowfish implementation.

At least with VP8 libvpx video encoding the Debian GNU/kFreeBSD performance nearly matched that of Debian GNU/Linux.

However, Debian GNU/kFreeBSD did not perform as nicely when it came to H.264 video encoding via the x264 program.

Under Himeno, the BSD-based operating systems dropped sharply in their performance capabilities compared to Linux.

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