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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

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 - 9 Comments

Phoronix 2012 Year-End Summary

Here's the final planned Phoronix news post until 2013, so let's go over the most popular happenings of 2012.
31 December 2012 - Phoronix 2012 - 3 Comments

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

Happy Holidays & What's Popular So Far This Month

Of the 215 news items and 18 featured articles published so far this December, here's a look at the most popular content this month.
25 December 2012 - Popularity - 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 NYC 2012 Winter Meet-Up

As shared earlier this month, we're looking at a Phoronix winter meet-up this Friday (21 December) in New York City.
16 December 2012 - Phoronix Meet-Up

How Last Year's Linux Events Played Out This Year

With the year coming to an end, here's a look again at the prominent Linux news from last year (2011) and whether the milestones reached then still have an impact today.
15 December 2012 - Recap - 1 Comment

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

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

513 Phoronix news articles published on Phoronix.
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