Phoronix News Archives
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 - 226 Comments
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
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
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
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
Having been succeeded by OpenBenchmarking.org, Phoronix Global is facing closure at the end of the 2013 calendar year.
6 July 2013 - PTS Global
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
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 overhauled Phoronix site is on track for making its debut in July.
23 June 2013 - PHXCMS8 - 30 Comments
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
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
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
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
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
A new site design and layout is coming soon to Phoronix.
6 June 2013 - Phoronix.com - 46 Comments
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
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 (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
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
FurMark, TessMark, and other advanced OpenGL 2.1/3.2/4.0 benchmarks are now available via the Phoronix Test Suite and OpenBenchmarking.org.
11 May 2013 - OpenGL Tests - 10 Comments
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