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VMware Fusion Stuns VirtualBox In CPU Tests

Michael Larabel

Published on 10 August 2012
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 2 of 4 - 11 Comments

NASA's NAS Parallel Benchmarks (NPB) are one of the favorite test profiles at Phoronix for stressing processors. With these heavy scientific tests, VMware Fusion in a majority of the NPB workloads was measurably faster than Oracle's VirtualBox when both VMs were tapping all eight logical cores.

The performance was very close for the OpenMP-based FFTE test.

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