Launch Statistics
Written by Michael Larabel in Phoronix on 1 March 2011 at 10:53 AM EST. 7 Comments and Phoronix Test Suite 3.0 "Iveland" were released over the weekend (press release) from the Southern California Linux Expo during our talk entitled Making More Informed Linux Hardware Choices. Here's some statistics as of this morning that has been public for a few days.

- 11,158 searches on computer hardware/software have been carried out so far on 1,939 components.

- While even 1,939 components is bigger than Canonical's Hardware Database for Ubuntu, the database has data on a total of 462,026 components as of this morning.

- 73,072 systems have been counted so far by in conjunction with the Phoronix Test Suite client software.

- 238,492 tests have been completed.

- 36,771 benchmark result files are on (including what's available from the Phoronix Global interface).

- Not only is popular with Linux users, but it's also of interest to many Mac OS X users in particular. There's been a number of result uploads in recent days from different Mac Book Pros, Mac Pros, and Airs from Apple's Mac OS X. Quite a bit of traffic to the web-site is also coming from OS X users. The Phoronix Test Suite and are compatible with Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, BSD, and Windows operating systems.

- 9,675 independent industry reviews are available via thanks to Phoronix Media's Cekora Engine integration.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of 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 automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via

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