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Upcoming Linux Hardware Benchmarks For June

Here's a look at some of the upcoming articles on Phoronix this month, including another large Radeon Linux graphics comparison.
9 June 2012 - A Look - 8 Comments

Phoronix Meet-Up - Next Week - Boston/Cambridge

For any Phoronix readers that would like to discuss Linux, open-source, benchmarking, and other matters -- whether it be the topics themselves, constructive criticism, or anything else -- a meet-up is being planned for next week on 15 June in Boston/Cambridge, Massachusetts.
8 June 2012 - Phoronix Meet-Up

Happy Birthday - Phoronix Turns Eight Years Old

It was on 5 June 2004 that I founded Phoronix.com, what has become the leading source for Linux hardware reviews, Linux / open-source graphics drivers, Linux gaming, and much more enthusiast information catered to the open-source world.
5 June 2012 - Phoronix.com - 19 Comments

Phoronix Linux Meet-Up - 30 May - Munich

Tomorrow evening in Munich, Germany will be a Phoronix meet-up for Linux and open-source fans.
29 May 2012 - Tomorrow - 7 Comments

Phoronix Test Suite 4.0 Slides Closer To Release

Phoronix Test Suite 4.0-Suldal has slid closer to its official release with the availability today of the milestone three build.
22 May 2012 - Suldal

Test Automation With PTS, OpenBenchmarking.org

Tonight at the Ubuntu Developer Summit I'm talking about the Phoronix Test Suite and OpenBenchmarking.org. Here's some of my notes for those unable to make it or were able to attend but would like additional information.
9 May 2012 - Benchmarking - 5 Comments

Suldal Improvements; New OpenCL, VDPAU Benchmarks

The latest Phoronix Test Suite 4.0-Suldal improvements are now available and there's also some new test profiles for those interested in measuring the OpenCL/GPGPU performance under Linux along with NVIDIA's VDPAU video decoding speed.
29 April 2012 - Linux Benchmarking - 4 Comments

Verbose GPU, CPU Information Under Linux

There's more improvements building for Suldal that yield greater CPU and GPU verbosity when detecting graphics and processor comparisons under Linux.
21 April 2012 - Suldal - 9 Comments

The Most Popular Linux Stories Of Q1'2012

I had meant to post this at the beginning of the month, but due to the busy schedule, posting of the top Phoronix articles for Q1'2012 got pushed back. Regardless, it's better late than never, so here's a look at the top Linux news and articles for so far this year.
18 April 2012 - Coverage - 2 Comments

PTS4-Suldal Milestone 1 Packs Exciting Features

The first development release of Phoronix Test Suite 4.0-Suldal is now available. There's some exciting features met in this first milestone that will please those using this open-source automated testing infrastructure if you're using it for benchmarking or if you're just a Phoronix.com reader of our many published benchmark results.
12 April 2012 - Phoronix Test Suite 4.0 - 4 Comments

New Linux Gaming Benchmarks Published

There's several new OpenBenchmarking.org test profiles available for stressing your Linux OpenGL drivers and hardware.
10 April 2012 - New Test Profiles - 2 Comments

Phoronix Test Suite 3.8-Bygland Officially Arrives

Phoronix Test Suite 3.8-Bygland has been officially released with many new features to enhance the Linux benchmarking experience.
19 March 2012 - Bygland - 9 Comments

Making Compiler, Disk Testing More Reproducible

There's some enhancements to share that make compiler and disk testing more reproducible under Linux, plus many other features.
13 March 2012 - Enhancements - 7 Comments

Bringing Up Advancements In Compiler Testing

For those interested in compiler testing and tuning performance, there's some notable advancements to share that will benefit the community.
7 March 2012 - Compiler Masking - 19 Comments

Phoronix Test Suite 3.8 Update Pokes OS X 10.8, Etc

Phoronix Test Suite 3.8-Bygland Milestone 2 is now available for your open-source benchmarking needs under Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, BSD, and Solaris. This second development milestone supports the upcoming Mac OS X 10.8 "Mountain Lion" operating system, new hardware detection abilities, and other improvements.
20 February 2012 - Bygland

Phoronix Test Suite 3.8-Bygland Milestone 1

The first development release of Phoronix Test Suite 3.8-Bygland is now available for testing.
17 January 2012 - Release

RFC: More Interactive Graphs For Benchmarks

Here's some work that's landed to ultimately provide a more interactive experiencing when viewing benchmark results, but your feedback is requested.
8 January 2012 - pts_Graph - 3 Comments

The Most Popular Linux Stories Of 2011

With 2011 quickly coming to an end, having written more than 1,370 news postings at Phoronix this year, what were the most popular stories?
30 December 2011 - Posted

Happy Holidays To Phoronix Readers

Merry Christmas / Happy Holidays to all Phoronix readers. Here's some holiday updates from Phoronix.
24 December 2011 - Good Day - 7 Comments

A Christmas Update Of Phoronix Test Suite 3.6

A point release of Phoronix Test Suite 3.6-Arendal is now available for those interested in open-source benchmarking / performance validation on Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, Solaris, and BSD platforms.
23 December 2011 - New Release

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  4. Radeon Gallium3D Is Running Increasingly Well Against AMD's Catalyst Driver
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  8. Proposed: A Tainted Performance State For The Linux Kernel
  9. Systemd 216 Piles On More Features, Aims For New User-Space VT
  10. LXQt 0.8 Is Being Released Soon
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