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

Upcoming Linux Hardware Benchmarks For June

Phoronix

Published on 09 June 2012 07:16 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Phoronix
8 Comments

Here's a look at some of the upcoming articles on Phoronix this month, including another large Radeon Linux graphics comparison.

- There's still a few tests from last month to be published (see Upcoming Linux Hardware Tests, Benchmarks from May). Among them is an Intel WiFi adapter review, SilverStone chassis review, Intel Ivy Bridge SNA/UXA/GLAMOR benchmarks, NVIDIA VDPAU, more ARM benchmarks, some Intel Z77 motherboard reviews, and some other random work.

- More Intel Ivy Bridge Linux benchmarks.

- New *BSD benchmarks are forthcoming.

- The latest Radeon Linux graphics comparison is set to be published next week. Using a Radeon HD 3650, HD 3850, HD 4650, HD 4890, HD 5750, HD 5830, HD 6450, HD 6770, HD 6870, and HD 6950 graphics cards there's another interesting Linux comparison. The R300g-based Radeon X1800XL and Radeon X1950PRO were also tossed in for reference with the open-source tests.

Upcoming Linux Hardware Benchmarks For June

With these cards it's a comparison of the Catalyst driver to the stock open-source Radeon Ubuntu 12.04 LTS experience to finally a tweaked Git experience. The tweaked Git experience is running all of the latest components from Git master (Linux kernel, xf86-video-ati, libdrm, and Mesa) while tweaking the stack. Tweaks include enabling PCI Express 2.0, patching and enabling R600 HiZ, 2D color tiling, and the 3.5 Radeon DRM massive gains. Quite the interesting comparison!

- Comparing the performance of Fedora 17 vs. Ubuntu 12.04.

- 12-core 30-Watt Ubuntu Linux cluster benchmarks, plus hopefully benchmarks from a much larger cluster (circa 100 ARM cores).

- R600 Gallium3D LLVM benchmarks.

Plus many more tests still to be decided before month's end. You can share your test suggestions and other constructive feedback via the Phoronix Forums or @MichaelLarabel on Twitter. Please keep in mind that Phoronix.com is funded entirely by ad revenue and Phoronix Premium subscriptions, so using AdBlock isn't the polite thing to do especially if you're not a subscriber. (And that single-handedly I'm the one producing nearly all of the content on Phoronix.com for eight years.) PayPal tips are also welcome or beers are also appreciated, such as at Phoronix meet-ups like next week in Boston/Cambridge. These funds allow for the more interesting (and time consuming) tests to be conducted at Phoronix, such as this forthcoming Radeon Linux graphics comparison that will certainly raise some heads, or the low-power ARM cluster that is being assembled.

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 .
Latest Linux Hardware Reviews
  1. A Walkthrough Of The New 32 System Open-Source Linux Benchmarking Test Farm
  2. Habey MITX-6771: Mini-ITX Board With Quad-Core J1900 Bay Trail
  3. OCZ Vector 150 SSD On Linux
  4. Noctua i4 CPU Cooler: Great For Cooling High-End LGA-2011v3 CPUs
Latest Linux Articles
  1. AMD Kaveri: Open-Source Radeon Gallium3D vs. Catalyst 14.12 Omega Driver
  2. 12-Way AMD Catalyst 14.12 vs. NVIDIA 346 Series Linux GPU Comparison
  3. AMD Catalyst 14.12 Omega Driver Brings Mixed Results For Linux Users
  4. 6-Way Winter 2014 Linux Distribution Comparison
Latest Linux News
  1. Linux 3.19-rc1 Kernel Released Ahead Of Schedule
  2. Civilization: Beyond Earth Linux GPU/Driver Benchmarks
  3. X.Org Server 1.16.3 Released To Fix Security Issues
  4. Linux 3.19 Merge Window Closes Ahead Of Schedule
  5. MIPS R6 Architecture Now Supported By GCC
  6. LowRISC To Feature Tagged Memory & Minion Cores
  7. Intel Skylake Audio Support For Linux 3.19
  8. After 10+ Years, NetworkManager Reaches v1.0
  9. VDPAU Updated To v0.9
  10. An Open Hardware Random Number Generator Proposed
Latest Forum Discussions
  1. FPS capped on Linux (AMD fglrx drivers)
  2. Need some hand holding with upgrading xserver
  3. Are there an app using HSA ?
  4. The New SuperTuxKart Looks Better, But Can Cause GPU/Driver Problems
  5. XLennart: A Game For Systemd Haters With Nothing Better To Do
  6. Updated and Optimized Ubuntu Free Graphics Drivers
  7. Debian init discussion in Phoenix Wright format
  8. Bench specific mount point