1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking.org

Linux 3.9 Through Early Linux 3.13 Kernel Benchmarks

Michael Larabel

Published on 3 December 2013
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 2 of 4 - 2 Comments

Kicking things off with some disk benchmarks, the Threaded I/O Tester performance had regressed on the Linux 3.13 kernel for this SSHD system. However, the other disk benchmarks didn't appear impacted in this configuration. We still have to do our usual Btrfs/EXT4/XFS/F2FS file-system benchmark comparison on Linux 3.13 so stay tuned for further disk benchmarks.

PostMark had its best time on the Linux 3.9 kernel.

Now onto the most exciting area... graphics. With OpenArena the best days are on the Linux 3.12 kernel and newer. The main reason for this huge performance increase for the Radeon DRM driver with the HD 4870 graphics card is due to the P-State Intel driver being used over ACPI cpufreq on Linux 3.12+. I've already written several articles about the big Linux 3.12 performance change.

Latest Linux Hardware Reviews
  1. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 Offers Great Linux Performance
  2. CompuLab Intense-PC2: An Excellent, Fanless, Mini PC Powered By Intel's i7 Haswell
  3. From The Atom 330 To Haswell ULT: Intel Linux Performance Benchmarks
  4. AMD Radeon R9 285 Tonga Performance On Linux
Latest Linux Articles
  1. 6-Way Ubuntu 14.10 Linux Desktop Benchmarks
  2. Ubuntu 14.10 XMir System Compositor Benchmarks
  3. Btrfs RAID HDD Testing On Ubuntu Linux 14.10
  4. Ubuntu 14.10 Linux 32-bit vs. 64-bit Performance
Latest Linux News
  1. Ubuntu 14.10 Officially Released
  2. Mesa 10.4 Might Re-Enable HyperZ For R600g/RadeonSI
  3. Intel GVT-g GPU Virtualization Moves Closer
  4. GTK+ 3.16 To Bring Several New Features
  5. Debian 8.0 Jessie Has Many Multimedia Improvements
  6. What Linux Benchmarks Would You Like To See Next?
  7. Open-Source, Linux Support For Corsair Link Devices Slowly Materializing
  8. Cairo-Dock 3.4 Shows A Lot Of Progress, Works Toward EGL/Wayland Support
  9. Mesa 10.4 Tentatively Planned For Early December
  10. SteamOS Update 145 Brings Compositor, Update Fixes
Latest Forum Discussions
  1. HOPE: The Ease Of Python With The Speed Of C++
  2. Updated and Optimized Ubuntu Free Graphics Drivers
  3. Linux hacker compares Solaris kernel code:
  4. Users/Developers Threatening Fork Of Debian GNU/Linux
  5. Ubuntu 16.04 Might Be The Distribution's Last 32-Bit Release
  6. AMD Releases UVD Video Decode Support For R600 GPUs
  7. Proof that strlcpy is un-needed
  8. xbox one tv tuner