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Fedora 17 vs. Fedora 18 Benchmarks

Michael Larabel

Published on 24 January 2013
Written by Michael Larabel
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Benchmarking Fedora 18 when it comes to processor-bound benchmarks is largely uninteresting with most x86 hardware since both Fedora 17 and Fedora 18 are using GCC 4.7.2. There have also been no major kernel changes between F17 and F18 affecting the overall computational performance for most workloads on common hardware. However, there have been file-system, graphics driver, and other subsystem-specific changes that do yield performance differences when comparing these last two Fedora Linux releases. Stay tuned for those additional results beyond our already-published Fedora 18 information.

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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