Phoronix News Archives
Phoronix Turns 13 In Two Weeks - What Shall We Benchmark To Celebrate?

Two weeks from tomorrow will mark the 13th birthday since starting and also nine years since the release of Phoronix Test Suite 1.0. What better way to celebrate than by running more of our big, annual benchmarks from Windows vs. Linux comparisons to other interesting hardware tests.

21 May 2017 - Birthday Benchmarking - 29 Comments
AMD Ryzen, Valve, Linux 4.10~4.11 & Kabylake Dominated Q1

With the first quarter of 2017 drawing to a close next week, here's a look back at the most popular news stories and articles so far this year on Phoronix. Year to date on Phoronix there have already been 842 original news articles and 91 featured articles and Linux hardware reviews.

26 March 2017 - Q1 2017 - 1 Comment Crosses 22 Million Benchmark Test/Suite Downloads, the cloud component to the Phoronix Test Suite for providing a centralized results storage location for analysis as well as hosting all of the test profiles and test suites so they can be downloaded independently of the Phoronix Test Suite version, has reached a new milestone. Just moments ago, crossed the threshold of delivering 22 million test profile and test suite downloads since the Phoronix Test Suite 3.0 premiere in February of 2011.

11 February 2017 - 22 Million - 3 Comments
Kabylake, GCC 7, Binary Blobs, Vulkan & Other Highlights From January

There's been a lot of exciting events so far in 2017 from the rapid progress of Mesa's OpenGL and Vulkan drivers, other significant Vulkan milestones, Intel Kabylake desktop CPUs hitting the market, Linux 4.10 nearing release, Linux 4.11's merge window being right around the corner, and much more. Here's a recap.

31 January 2017 - January 2017 - Add A Comment
Linux 4.9/4.10, Solaris Rumors, Graphics Driver News Ended Out 2016

While we've already shared the most popular news and reviews on Phoronix for 2016, here's our usual monthly recap for those wondering what dominated the headlines in December. Of the 3,336 news articles on Phoronix in 2016, December yielded 323 original news articles and 32 featured articles/reviews for Linux enthusiasts.

2 January 2017 - December 2016 Highlights - Add A Comment
Happy 12th Birthday Phoronix, 8th Birthday For Phoronix Test Suite

Phoronix turns 12 years old this morning, it's almost a teenager! Back on 5 June 2004 I was thinking why the heck is it difficult getting my ATI RV250 and USB mouse playing nicely with Mandrake, and went on to launch Phoronix for what would become the leading source for Linux hardware reviews.

5 June 2016 - Phoronix Birthdays - 14 Comments
The GTX 1080 Pascal Linux OpenGL / OpenCL / Vulkan Benchmarks Begin Tomorrow

I've been extremely anxious since the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070/1080 "Pascal" announcement last month to see how these cards perform under Linux using open standards like OpenGL, Vulkan, and OpenCL, and you probably have been too if you're reading Phoronix. Fortunately, the start of the GeForce GTX 1080 Pascal benchmarks will be revealed tomorrow.

2 June 2016 - NVIDIA GTX 1080 Linux - 52 Comments
AMDGPU, Dota 2 Vulkan, NVIDIA Pascal Were Wowing Linux Users

What a very fun month with Valve releasing Vulkan support for Dota 2, many AMDGPU improvements, Radeon / Nouveau / Intel Mesa drivers getting OpenGL 4.3, other Mesa improvements, Linux 4.7 is shaping up great, the announcement of NVIDIA's crazy fast GeForce GTX 1070/1080 "Pascal" cards, and then tonight still we have some exciting AMD announcements on tap from Computex.

31 May 2016 - May 2016 - 3 Comments
Vulkan Completely Dominated This Month

Vulkan was easily the most talked about subject matter this month on Phoronix, but aside from that there was also a whole lot of other exciting Linux and open-source content for your viewing pleasure.

29 February 2016 - Vulkan And Other Fun - 1 Comment

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