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Happy Birthday Phoronix; A Final Call For OilRush

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Published on 05 June 2011 08:28 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Phoronix
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Phoronix.com is celebrating its seventh birthday today. The Phoronix Test Suite is also officially three years old today as far as the public post-1.0 development is concerned. It's also your final chance to participate in our Unigine OilRush giveaway.

After reading our seven-year recap and about this weekend's Phoronix birthday party, you can win a free copy of Unigine OilRush. OilRush is Unigine's first in-house game that's being officially released this support and is an advanced real-time strategy game built atop their very impressive multi-platform engine. Native clients are available for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. The Unigine Engine graphics are very compelling, but at the same time they will stress your graphics card and drivers, which largely rule out Mesa / Gallium3D drivers for the time being.

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 .
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