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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

A New Set Of OpenGL Benchmarks Come To OpenBenchmarking

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

LLVM 3.3 Planned As A Phoronix Birthday Present

The LLVM 3.3 release of the compiler infrastructure and adjoining Clang C/C++ compiler is planned for release on the day that Phoronix turns nine years old.
3 May 2013 - LLVM 3.3 - 6 Comments

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

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

Phoronix Test Suite 4.6-Utsira Milestone 1 Released

The first development release of Phoronix Test Suite 4.6 (codenamed "Utsira") is now available for open-source, cross-platform, automated benchmarking and testing.
11 April 2013 - First Development - 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

Windows, Wine, Intel, Compilers Top February

With February coming to an end, here's a look at the most popular content this month on Phoronix.
28 February 2013 - February 2013

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

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

239 News Stories & 20 Articles About Linux This Month

It was another exciting month on Phoronix with having published 239 original news articles and 20 featured articles.
31 January 2013 - Record Month - 7 Comments

503 Phoronix news articles published on Phoronix.
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