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OpenBenchmarking.org

What OpenBenchmarking.org Is About & Why It Matters

Michael Larabel

Published on 2 February 2011
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 3 of 5 - 11 Comments


Test and suite information is available, search for results of a given test, view revision data, etc.

Besides making it easy to access community test results and other hardware specific items, when finding hardware, OpenBenchmarking.org is also able to provide reference to around 10,000 professional industry reviews from over 100 publications. OpenBenchmarking.org is also able to pull Linux-specific information from Phoronix.com and the Phoronix Forums.


An example OpenBenchmarking.org product search result page. Note the reporting of the compatibility with the hardware in manners that's been tested by the Phoronix Test Suite community, OpenBenchmarking.org results, Phoronix Global results, Phoronix.com information, and a collection of independent reviews.

The primary focus is obviously on CPUs, GPUs, and motherboards, but OpenBenchmarking.org supports devices down to disk drives, network adapters, audio adapters, etc. There is also support for analyzing software components such as a particular operating system release, compiler, or kernel version.


A CPU search example.

Users can access a variety of analytical features: analyzing multi-way comparisons, finding geometric / aggregate means, performance per price ratios, examine system log files for given configurations.

There is a variety of statistics at hand too: Popularity of difference components, different tested kernel/X/distribution configurations for given hardware components.


An example of a result page as it looks in the latest development build.

When uploading results to OpenBenchmarking.org, users can optionally choose to have the Phoronix Test Suite attach their system logs such as the dmesg, Xorg.0.log, and lspci output. Prominent configuration files such as the xorg.conf can also be uploaded so that others can collaborate and find potential problems or configuration options that may lead to greater performance or other benefits.


There's support for viewing system logs and configuration files. OpenBenchmarking.org makes automated testing very transparent.

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