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July Was An Incredible Month For Linux Users

With the end of the month comes our recap of the major Linux happenings for the past 31 days with our enthusiast, graphics, and hardware bent on the open-source operating system.
31 July 2013 - July 2013 - 2 Comments

What Linux Distribution Should Be Benchmarked The Most?

Several Phoronix readers have brought up an important topic recently on Twitter and within our forums: what Linux distribution should really be be benchmarked the most? Ubuntu has traditionally been the most tested Linux platform here, but times may be changing.
26 July 2013 - Question - 223 Comments

Phoronix Test Suite 4.8-Sokndal Nears Release

The fourth milestone release of Phoronix Test Suite 4.8-Sokndal is now available ahead of the planned official 4.8 release in August.
25 July 2013 - Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 - 1 Comment

Windows 8 vs. Linux Graphics, Source Benchmarks Coming

Before the end of the month will be many new and exciting Linux benchmarks on Phoronix, including the Radeon Dynamic Power Management results in full, many updated Windows 8 vs. Ubuntu Linux tests, and Valve Source Engine Linux GPU benchmarks, among others.
23 July 2013 - Benchmarks - 18 Comments

PTS 4.8 M3: Frame Latency Tests, GPU Identification, Etc

The third development release of Phoronix Test Suite 4.8-Sokndal is now available for open-source automated benchmarking. This update has the OpenGL frame latency recording ability, detection support for the AMD/NVIDIA AIB vendors, and other changes.
19 July 2013 - Sokndal Milestone 3 - 1 Comment

Phoronix Test Suite 4.6-Sokndal Milestone 2 Released

The second development release of Phoronix Test Suite 4.6-Sokndal is now available for those wishing to conduct automated, cross-platform, fully-reproducible benchmarks and other test cases.
6 July 2013 - PTS 4.6

Phoronix Global To Shutdown At Year's End

Having been succeeded by OpenBenchmarking.org, Phoronix Global is facing closure at the end of the 2013 calendar year.
6 July 2013 - PTS Global

Soliciting Feedback On The New Phoronix Design

As mentioned last month on Phoronix, a major revision to Phoronix.com is in-development. Prior to the launch later this month, your feedback on the latest concepts are appreciated.
5 July 2013 - PHXCMS8 - 55 Comments

June Was A Very Diverse Month For Linux Enthusiasts

With the end of a month comes our usual monthly recap. A lot of interesting Linux changes happened in June from dynamic power management in the Radeon DRM driver to Mir and Wayland news.
30 June 2013 - 173 News Posts, 20 Articles

The New Phoronix Site Is Launching Soon

The overhauled Phoronix site is on track for making its debut in July.
23 June 2013 - PHXCMS8 - 30 Comments

The First Release Of Phoronix Test Suite "Sokndal"

Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 "Sokndal" is under heavy development following the stable Phoronix Test Suite 4.6.1 update that arrived earlier this month. So far there's min/max reporting improvements, continued work on bettering Apple OS X benchmarks, and a lot more to come.
20 June 2013 - Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 - 10 Comments

Min / Max FPS Comes To Test Results

With Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 "Sokndal", the minimum and maximum performance results are now being commonly displayed along side the rest of the results.
16 June 2013 - Phoronix Test Suite - 15 Comments

The Phoronix Migration Is Fully Complete

After some rough hours, all of the Phoronix infrastructure should be located now within its new data center. If any problems are experienced in getting your dose of Phoronix, please contact us.
16 June 2013 - Phoronix Server - 3 Comments

Phoronix Server Migration Complete

Tonight (15 June 21:00 CST) we are upgrading our server infrastructure and moving the Phoronix web properties to a new data center.
15 June 2013 - Phoronix Server Migration - 6 Comments

Phoronix Test Suite 4.6.1 Drives OS X Benchmarking

The first point release to Phoronix Test Suite "Utsira" has been released with some marked improvements for Apple OS X and other minor enhancements.
7 June 2013 - 4.6.1-Utsira - 7 Comments

Previewing The New Phoronix Design

A new site design and layout is coming soon to Phoronix.
6 June 2013 - Phoronix.com - 46 Comments

Phoronix.com Turns Nine Years Old, PTS Turns Five

It was nine years ago today, on 5 June 2004, that I founded Phoronix.com as a long expedition to ultimately enrich the Linux hardware experience and to become the leading source for providing Linux hardware reviews. Additionally, it's five years ago today that marks the public release of Phoronix Test Suite 1.0.
5 June 2013 - Phoronix - 17 Comments

Gaming, Linux Desktop Advances For May 2013

With the end of May comes our usual end of the month summary about the most popular Linux news stories this month that appeared on Phoronix and other announcements.
31 May 2013 - End Of Month - 11 Comments

Phoronix Test Suite 4.6.0 "Utsira" Released

Phoronix Test Suite 4.6.0 (codenamed "Utsira") has been officially released today with compiler improvements, support for the HHVM virtual machine, BSD support improvements, and other hardware/software improvements.
21 May 2013 - Version 4.6.0 - 1 Comment

Phoronix Test Suite 4.6 "Utsira" Milestone 2 Released

The second development release of the upcoming Phoronix Test Suite 4.6-Utsira open-source benchmarking platform is now available for Linux, BSD, Solaris, OS X, and Windows operating systems.
16 May 2013 - 4.6-Utsira

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