Phoronix News Archives
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
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 - Add A Comment
What Was Striking On Phoronix Last Month

In April on Phoronix there were 221 published original news articles and 20 featured length articles. Here's what was most popular among the plethora of original Linux content with a bent on performance testing, graphics drivers, power management, and Linux gaming.

1 May 2013 - April 2013 - Add A Comment
More Details On The HHVM Virtual Machine Design

After earlier this week delivering benchmarks showing Facebook's HipHop 2.0 Virtual Machine is very fast, a Facebook engineer commented in our forums about some of the design choices that were made.

12 April 2013 - HipHop - 1 Comment
PTS 4.4.1 Arrives, Benchmark Windows 8 vs. Ubuntu

Succeeding last month's release of Phoronix Test Suite 4.4, the first point release to "Forsand" has been made available. There's minor improvements and fixes throughout along with some notable work on the Microsoft Windows side.

14 March 2013 - Phoronix Test Suite 4.4.1 - 4 Comments
Phoronix Test Suite 4.4-Forsand Officially Released

Version 4.4 of the cross-platform open-source Phoronix Test Suite automated benchmarking software has been officially released. Developed under the "Forsand" codename, Phoronix Test Suite 4.4 brings many enhancements to furthering automated testing on Linux and other operating systems.

26 February 2013 - Phoronix Test Suite 4.4 - Add A Comment
Phoronix Test Suite 4.4 Enhances For Mac OS X, F2FS

The third development milestone release of Phoronix Test Suite 4.4-Forsand is now available. Incorporated into this latest development snapshot are enhancements for improving the Apple OS X benchmarking support, detection of the new Linux F2FS file-system, and other improvements.

13 February 2013 - Improvements - 1 Comment
A Number Of New & Updated Linux Benchmarks

After yesterday writing about recent benchmarking improvements, including over a dozen new open-source benchmarks graciously provided by Intel and then ongoing improvements to the Phoronix Test Suite client, there's more to talk about this morning for those interested in open-source benchmarking.

24 January 2013 - Open-Source Benchmarking - Add A Comment
The Most Popular Linux Benchmarks Of 2012

With 2012 coming to a close, here's a look at the most popular data that was uploaded to the collaborative OpenBenchmarking.org testing platform this calendar year.

30 December 2012 - Great Year - 1 Comment
Phoronix Test Suite 4.2-Randaberg Officially Released

Version 4.2 of the Phoronix Test Suite open-source benchmarking software is now officially available. There's many new features to this quarterly update to this industry-leading cross-platform automated testing software.

20 December 2012 - Phoronix Test Suite 4.2 - 8 Comments
The First Unreal Engine 3 Game Ships For Linux

While Epic Games hasn't allowed for Unreal Tournament 3 to be released for Linux, the first native Linux game using Unreal Engine 3 was released today. Yes, Unreal Engine 3 for Linux.

19 December 2012 - Humble Indie Bundle - 43 Comments
Phoronix Meet-Up - New York City - 21 December

For Phoronix readers in the New York City area, on 21 December there are tentative plans being made for a usual Phoronix meet-up for those interested in Linux, open-source software, benchmarking, and computer hardware enthusiasts.

6 December 2012 - New York - Add A Comment
Upcoming Linux Benchmarks For The Holidays

For those Linux users hoping to do PC upgrades this holiday season, a number of interesting Linux hardware benchmarks are imminent to help you with your buying decisions.

25 November 2012 - Linux Benchmarking - 7 Comments
Exciting This Month: Wayland, EXT4 & AMD

October is quickly coming to a close, so here's a rundown of the most popular Phoronix content this month. So far in October there were 28 featured articles published and 224 original news articles published.

30 October 2012 - October Closing - Add A Comment

539 Phoronix news articles published on Phoronix.