A Tour Of The Phoronix Office
Written by Michael Larabel in Phoronix on 7 March 2010 at 11:20 AM EST. 35 Comments
There's a surprising number of people curious about what the Phoronix office looks like from where hardware is tested and the Phoronix Test Suite developed, so here are a few humble photographs from last month that display this area.

To the left is my main work area while on the right are two of the hardware testing bays.

The Samsung SyncMaster 305T 30-inch display works quite well for display driver and graphics card testing with its 2560 x 1600 native resolution and dual-link DVI connection. There are Razer mice at each system.

This is where most of my work takes place with the main system running an Intel quad-core processor and Ubuntu 9.10 on the desktop.

Now we get into the storage area for recent Phoronix testing hardware.

One of the light tents used for photography.

Well, that's a brief look at things. This though is not a complete tour and does not include the other areas of work for Phoronix Media, all of the stored hardware, nor the other testing areas (such as those for mobile/netbook testing and remote systems controlled through Phoromatic), but that will be covered on another day.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.

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