Phoronix News Archives
New Linux Benchmarks To Run This Weekend

If you have some extra CPU time this weekend, why not try out one of our new/updated test profiles and share your Linux hardware/software performance benchmarks with the community?

1 December 2013 - Linux Benchmarks - 4 Comments
Linux 3.13, NVIDIA GPUs Won Over November

Merge activity for the Linux 3.13 kernel and the many graphics card benchmarks on Phoronix were some of the most exciting happening events for November, but let's not also forget about continued open-source driver innovations.

30 November 2013 - Monthly Recap - Add A Comment
Phoronix Premium Get More Features, Site Work

There's been some more site updates on Phoronix this week along with more features for Phoronix Premium subscribers. This includes continued log-in improvements, bolding external links, and a look at upcoming content.

15 November 2013 - Premium Benefits - 16 Comments
HPC Challenge, New OpenCL Linux Benchmarks

There's several new and updated benchmarking applications for measuring the performance of Linux system's ranging from small embedded environments to GPUs to super-computers.

8 November 2013 - Benchmarking!! - 3 Comments
Linux 3.12, Ubuntu Spooked Users This Month

This month on Phoronix there was a heck of a lot of Linux and open-source content: there were over 32 featured-length articles (more than one per day) and 262 news stories (more than eight stories per day) written by your's truly. The Linux 3.12 kernel and Ubuntu / Mir activity were the most popular happenings of October.

31 October 2013 - October 2013 - 7 Comments
Crossing 10,000 Linux News Stories On Phoronix

This week Phoronix published its 10,000th article in covering Linux and open-source news, which is on top of having around 2,500 original full-length articles covering Linux hardware reviews, GPU driver analysis, and other benchmarking results.

10 October 2013 - Massive Content - 22 Comments
New Daily, Per-Commit Testing Of Mesa, Kernel, Compilers

New daily and per-commit testing will commence for the mainline Linux kernel, the Intel Mesa driver, and LLVM/Clang (and possibly GCC) compilers. Similar to past performance "trackers" this will lead to more timely spotting of performance regressions affecting real-world workloads.

10 October 2013 - Phoromatic - 6 Comments
Intel Hardware & Linux 3.12 Dominated September

With the end of the month, here's a look back at the most interesting and exciting content on Phoronix during September 2013. On Phoronix this month were 229 news stories and 18 hardware reviews / featured-length articles.

30 September 2013 - September Recap - Add A Comment
System76 Gazelle Pro: A High Performance Linux Laptop

Over the past several weeks at Phoronix I have been trying out the System76 Gazelle Professional, which has wound up being a nice high performance Linux laptop preloaded with Ubuntu and powered by Intel's latest-generation Core i7 "Haswell" mobile processor.

5 September 2013 - Haswell Laptop - 11 Comments
Pipelight, X.Org, exFAT & Wayland Topped This Month

This month on Phoronix there were 246 news stories and 20 featured articles written by your's truly. Of all that Linux and open-source content with an enthusiast hardware focus, Wayland, X.Org, exFAT, the Pipelight Netflix implementation, and the Linux 3.11 kernel were among the interesting events covered.

31 August 2013 - August 2013 - Add A Comment
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 - 225 Comments
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

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