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CPU Scaling On DragonFlyBSD, Ubuntu, CentOS/RHEL

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Published on 12 December 2012 03:30 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in BSD
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Yesterday I shared the latest round of BSD vs. Linux vs. Solaris performance benchmarks for a variety of workloads. In this article today are a couple extra results that happened during this recent performance testing on the Intel Core i7 3960X Extreme Edition.

The results that are available on OpenBenchmarking.org look at the performance of DragonFlyBSD, Ubuntu Linux 12.10, and CentOS 6.3 when the 12-thread Intel Core i7 3960X EE CPU had 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, and 12 threads exposed -- as controlled from the motherboard's BIOS.

The raw results are in 1212083-RA-BSDSCALES74 or here are the normalized results on OpenBenchmarking.org to see them against the single-core values.

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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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