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A Tour Of The Phoronix Office

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Published on 07 March 2010 11:20 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Phoronix
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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.

A Tour Of The Phoronix Office


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

A Tour Of The Phoronix Office


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.

A Tour Of The Phoronix Office


A Tour Of The Phoronix Office


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.

A Tour Of The Phoronix Office


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

A Tour Of The Phoronix Office

A Tour Of The Phoronix Office


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 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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