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Final Linux Benchmarks Of Project Dirndl

Michael Larabel

Published on 11 June 2011
Written by Michael Larabel
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The Dense LU Matrix Factorization with the C-written SciMark goes up by 30% on the AMD workstation and 49% for the high-end Intel system and its $999 USD processor.

Himeno benchmarks have already been delivered in previous articles for the AMD Opteron and Intel Sandy Bridge systems. For the Intel Gulftown system, installing Dirndl causes a performance boost of 329%.

Likewise, Dirndl on the Intel Gulftown hardware improves the multi-threaded C-Ray ray-tracing performance by over 75%.

Stay tuned for next week. Many Phoronix readers will be especially excited to hear what is being open-sourced and made available free to the public. There may also be some sort of "special treat" to Phoronix readers depending upon the date of the official announcement.

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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