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Linux Full Disk Encryption Performance With AMD Ryzen...   Storage   21 Jul 2017
Intel 545s 512GB SSD Benchmark On Linux   Storage   19 Jul 2017
Toshiba XG3 NVMe SSD Linux Performance   Storage   14 Jul 2017
Linux 4.12 I/O Scheduler Tests With A HDD & SSD   Storage   02 Jul 2017
ADATA SU800 128GB SSD On Linux   Storage   24 Jun 2017
Corsair Force MP500 240GB M.2 SSD On Linux   Storage   15 Jun 2017
Btrfs vs. F2FS Multi-SSD Performance On Linux 4.11   Storage   01 May 2017
Testing F2FS With Its Multi-Drive Capabilities   Computers   25 Apr 2017
4-Disk Btrfs Native RAID Performance On Linux 4.10   Storage   29 Jan 2017
Running The Intel NUC6i7KYK On Linux With Skylake Iris...   Computers   29 Dec 2016
Toshiba OCZ RD400 NVMe SSD Benchmarks On Linux   Storage   27 Dec 2016
Samsung 960 EVO NVMe SSD Benchmarks On Linux   Storage   15 Dec 2016
Crucial MX300: Good Linux Performance, 525GB SSD For...   Storage   22 Oct 2016
Testing The BCache SSD Cache For HDDs On Linux 4.8   Storage   27 Sep 2016
Intel 600P Series SSD NVMe M.2 Linux Tests   Storage   23 Sep 2016
EXT4, Btrfs, XFS & NILFS2 HDD File-System Tests On...   Storage   24 Aug 2016
Btrfs RAID vs. Linux Software RAID Benchmarks On Linux...   Storage   15 Aug 2016
4-Disk Btrfs RAID Benchmarks On Linux 4.7   Storage   06 Aug 2016
Linux 4.4 To 4.7 - EXT4 vs. F2FS vs. Btrfs Benchmarks   Storage   03 Aug 2016
Samsung 950 PRO M.2 NVM Express SSD   Storage   30 May 2016
Taking ZFS For A Test Drive On Ubuntu 16.04 LTS   Software   23 Apr 2016
Linux 4.1 Through Linux 4.5 Kernel Benchmarks On An...   Software   02 Mar 2016
OCZ Trion 150 Budget SSD On Linux   Storage   22 Feb 2016
Building A Low-Cost Btrfs SSD RAID Array For $80   Storage   02 Feb 2016
With Skylake Out, It's Becoming Easier To Build A...   Computers   11 Jan 2016
8-Way Budget SSD Disk Benchmarks On EXT4 Linux   Storage   12 Dec 2015
Btrfs RAID Benchmarks With The Linux 4.4 Kernel On...   Storage   26 Nov 2015
Linux 4.3 File-System Comparison With Btrfs, EXT4,...   Software   03 Nov 2015
Kingston HyperX Predator SSD On Linux: Still Not...   Storage   07 Oct 2015
Kingston HyperX Predator M.2 SSD On Ubuntu: Linux...   Storage   28 Sep 2015
Crucial BX100 SSD Tests On Ubuntu Linux   Storage   25 Sep 2015
PNY CS1211 120GB SSD Tests On Linux   Storage   16 Aug 2015
Transcend Premium SSD: Trying A $70 256GB SATA 3.0 SSD   Storage   13 Aug 2015
Silicon Power S60: A $50 SSD To Try Under Linux   Storage   27 Jul 2015
Trying Out One Of The Cheapest, Sub-$40 SSDs On Linux   Storage   13 Jul 2015
CompuLab's Fitlet Is A Very Tiny, Fanless, Linux PC...   Computers   18 Jun 2015
Linux 4.0 SSD EXT4 / Btrfs / XFS / F2FS Benchmarks   Software   12 Apr 2015
Samsung 850 EVO SSD Linux Benchmarks   Storage   27 Feb 2015
OCZ ARC 100 Linux SSD Benchmarks   Storage   18 Feb 2015
Transcend SSD370 256GB   Storage   13 Feb 2015
A First Look At The Intel Broadwell NUC Kit   Computers   05 Feb 2015
OCZ Vector 150 SSD On Linux   Storage   04 Dec 2014
Intel 120GB 530 Series SSD Linux Performance   Storage   07 Nov 2014
Btrfs/EXT4/XFS/F2FS RAID 0/1/5/6/10 Linux Benchmarks...   Storage   06 Nov 2014
Btrfs RAID: Built-In/Native RAID vs. Mdadm   Storage   03 Nov 2014
Btrfs On 4 x Intel SSDs In RAID 0/1/5/6/10   Storage   29 Oct 2014
Intel 80GB 530 Series M.2 SSD On Linux   Storage   09 Sep 2014
9-Way File-System Comparison With A SSD On The Linux...   Software   07 Sep 2014
Corsair Force LX 256GB SSD   Storage   05 Sep 2014
Linux 3.16 File-System Tests On A Hard Drive   Computers   08 Jul 2014
Testing Btrfs On The Linux 3.16 Kernel   Software   03 Jul 2014
Benchmarking Linux 3.16 File-Systems On An SSD   Software   29 Jun 2014
Linux 3.16: Deadline I/O Scheduler Generally Leads...   Software   25 Jun 2014
Crucial MX100 128GB: A Cheap But Good SSD For Linux...   Storage   18 Jun 2014
Linux 3.15 SSD File-System Benchmarks   Software   08 May 2014
ASUS Zenbook UX301LA: A Nice Intel Ultrabook For Linux...   Computers   31 Mar 2014
Linux 3.14 Kernel File-System SSD Benchmarks   Software   25 Feb 2014
Linux 3.14 File-System HDD Benchmarks   Storage   20 Feb 2014
Intel Atom Bay Trail NUC Kit On Linux   Computers   07 Feb 2014
SanDisk 64GB Serial ATA 3.0 SSD On Ubuntu Linux   Storage   25 Jan 2014
Samsung 840 EVO 120GB SSD   Storage   24 Jan 2014
Western Digital WD10EZEX: A 1TB SATA 3.0 HDD For $60   Storage   22 Jan 2014
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB SATA 3.0 SSD   Storage   21 Jan 2014
8-Way Linux 3.13 File-System Benchmarks   Storage   08 Jan 2014
SilverStone Fortress FT04   Enclosures   09 Dec 2013
Benchmarking Amazon's New EC2 "C3" Instance...   Processors   20 Nov 2013
Ubuntu 13.10 Linux Disk Encryption Performance   Operating Systems   02 Sep 2013
System76 Gazelle Pro: An Intel Haswell Laptop With...   Computers   22 Aug 2013
Linux 3.11 File-System Performance: EXT4, Btrfs, XFS,...   Software   20 Jul 2013
HDD & SSD File-System Benchmarks On Linux 3.9...   Storage   20 Mar 2013
Linux 3.8 File-System Testing From A SATA 3.0 HDD   Storage   27 Feb 2013
F2FS File-System Runs Great On SDHC Storage   Software   21 Feb 2013
Samsung's A15 Chromebook Loaded With Ubuntu Is Crazy...   Computers   20 Nov 2012
AHCI vs. IDE Modes With A SATA 3.0 SSD On Linux   Software   05 Aug 2012
Linux I/O Scheduler Comparison On The Linux 3.4...   Storage   11 May 2012
Btrfs File-System For Old Computers?   Software   03 Oct 2011
Testing EXT4 & Btrfs On A Serial ATA 3.0 SSD   Storage   16 Sep 2011
OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SSD   Storage   30 Aug 2011
The Linux 3.0 Kernel With EXT4 & Btrfs   Software   24 Jun 2011
Btrfs LZO Compression Performance   Software   18 Mar 2011
Large HDD/SSD Linux 2.6.38 File-System Comparison   Software   09 Mar 2011
New Linux Benchmarks Of SilverStone's HDDBOOST   Storage   10 Sep 2010
EXT4 & Btrfs Regressions In Linux 2.6.36   Software   08 Sep 2010
OCZ Vertex 2 60GB SSD   Storage   03 Sep 2010
OCZ Solid 2 SSD   Storage   11 Jun 2010
SilverStone's Linux Results For The HDDBOOST   Storage   01 Jun 2010
OCZ DDR3 PC3-12800 Black Edition   Memory   27 Apr 2010
SilverStone HDDBOOST   Storage   23 Apr 2010
Btrfs System Rollbacks In Fedora 13   Software   16 Apr 2010
Finally, Reiser4 Benchmarks Against EXT4 & Btrfs   Software   03 Mar 2010
With Linux 2.6.32, Btrfs Gains As EXT4 Recedes   Software   14 Dec 2009
OCZ Agility EX 60GB SSD   Storage   09 Nov 2009
Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 4 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   21 Aug 2009
OCZ Agility SATA 2.0 SSD 120GB   Storage   10 Aug 2009
Btrfs v0.19 Brings Some Gains, Some Losses   Software   13 Jul 2009
Super Talent MasterDrive OX SATA 2.0 SSD   Storage   01 Jun 2009
Testing Out The SSD Mode In Btrfs   Software   29 May 2009
OCZ Vertex SATA 2.0 60GB SSD   Storage   22 May 2009
File-System Benchmarks On The Intel X25-E SSD   Storage   16 Mar 2009
Intel X25-E Extreme SSD Benchmarks On Linux   Storage   24 Feb 2009

SSD Linux News

The Passive Cooling Paradigm: Atlast Solutions...   Hardware   21 Aug 2017
Some Fresh I/O Scheduler Benchmarks: Linux 4.13 With...   Linux Kernel   20 Aug 2017
Hands On With The Tyan Thunder GT24EB7106; Building...   Hardware   18 Aug 2017
Some More Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Linux ROCm...   Radeon   11 Aug 2017
Stratis Is Red Hat's Plan For Next-Gen Linux Storage...   Red Hat   02 Aug 2017
Ryzen, Windows 10 & Laptop Survey Piqued Linux...   Phoronix   01 Aug 2017
Fedora 27 Approves More Features: Flatpaks, NSS, RPM...   Fedora   22 Jul 2017
Haswell-Tuned Binaries Are Still Sometimes Faster On...   Compiler   21 Jul 2017
It Didn't Make It For Linux 4.13, But A New Random...   Linux Kernel   18 Jul 2017
GCC vs. Clang Compilers On The Intel Core i9 With...   Compiler   17 Jul 2017
I Had A Tough Time Deciding What GPU To Use On My Main...   Fedora   16 Jul 2017
Intel Launches Their Much-Anticipated Xeon Scalable...   Intel   13 Jul 2017
Trying Out A $37 DREVO SSD On Linux   Hardware   08 Jul 2017
Features For OpenSUSE Leap 42.3   SUSE   07 Jul 2017
More Librem 13 Enablement Lands In Coreboot   Coreboot   17 Jun 2017
TFS File-System Still Aiming To Compete With ZFS,...   Linux Storage   21 May 2017
Mesa's Shader Cache Will Now Occupy Less Disk Space   Mesa   27 Apr 2017
Intel Optane Memory Now Available   Intel   24 Apr 2017
DragonFlyBSD 4.8 Released With Performance...   BSD   27 Mar 2017
DragonFlyBSD On NVMe SSDs: Samsung Good, Intel 600p...   BSD   16 Mar 2017
Intel To Increase Engagement With FreeBSD, Makes $250k...   BSD   12 Mar 2017
A New /dev/random Is Still Being Worked On   Linux Kernel   10 Mar 2017
Patriot Torch: Trying A $30 SSD On Linux   Hardware   07 Mar 2017
FSF Certifies Three More Devices For Respecting Your...   GNU   06 Mar 2017
More Benchmarks Of The Latest Ubuntu 17.04 vs. Clear...   Ubuntu   01 Mar 2017
F2FS Feature Work For The Linux 4.11 Kernel   Linux Storage   01 Mar 2017
The Speed Of LLVM's LLD Linker Continues Looking Good   Compiler   27 Feb 2017
Redox OS Working On NVMe, USB 3.0, Theme Support   Operating Systems   23 Feb 2017
Fedora 27 Scheduled To Be Released On Halloween   Fedora   10 Feb 2017
System76 Rolls Out A NVIDIA-Powered GPU Linux Server   Hardware   31 Jan 2017
Clear Linux vs. Ubuntu On An Intel Pentium CPU   Operating Systems   28 Jan 2017
There's Now A KDE-Branded Laptop Running Neon With...   KDE   26 Jan 2017
Fedora 26 Planning To Enable TRIM/Discard On Encrypted...   Fedora   21 Jan 2017
AMD Reveals More Vega GPU Architecture Details   AMD   05 Jan 2017
Intel Iris Pro OpenGL Benchmarks On Debian 9 Testing   Debian   01 Jan 2017
Early Benchmarks Of Linux 4.10 Show Some Improvements...   Linux Kernel   31 Dec 2016
Gentoo-Based Calculate Linux 17 Released   Operating Systems   31 Dec 2016
The Most Viewed Linux Kernel News Stories Of 2016   Linux Kernel   30 Dec 2016
WD Blue 250GB SSD Linux Benchmarks   Hardware   25 Dec 2016
That Didn't Last Long: Samsung 960 EVO NVMe Already...   Hardware   19 Dec 2016
VisionTek 240GB SATA 3.0 SSD Benchmarks On Linux   Hardware   14 Dec 2016
Longtime Ubuntu Developer Martin Pitt Leaving...   Ubuntu   13 Dec 2016
Steam Client Update Has Improvements For ZFS,...   Valve   12 Dec 2016
Many Block Changes En Route To Linux 4.10   Linux Storage   12 Dec 2016
More Benchmarks From The 2016 MacBook Pro...   Hardware   03 Dec 2016
2016 Holiday Gift Ideas For Linux Enthusiasts, Gamers   Hardware   27 Nov 2016
Linux Tests Of The New 2016 MacBook Pro With Touchbar...   Hardware   02 Nov 2016
The Least Reliable USB 3.0 SATA Disk Enclosure I've...   Hardware   30 Oct 2016
Linux 4.9 I/O Scheduler Benchmarks On A SSD: Noop vs....   Linux Storage   25 Oct 2016
How Ubuntu 16.10 With Linux 4.8/4.9 Compares To Early...   Linux Kernel   23 Oct 2016
"LRNG" Patches Posted To Implement New...   Linux Kernel   23 Oct 2016
Easy, Automated Benchmarking On Linux With PTS   Phoronix Test SUite   21 Oct 2016
Trying Out Ubuntu GNOME 16.10, Wayland Session Not So...   Ubuntu   13 Oct 2016
Linux MD RAID Gets Some Improvements For 4.9 Kernel   Linux Storage   08 Oct 2016
Vim 8.0, macOS Sierra, Libreboot, & GCC Were...   Phoronix   01 Oct 2016
Reiser4 Implements Mirror & Failover Support   Linux Storage   26 Sep 2016
Testing Various HDDs & SSDs On Ubuntu With The...   Hardware   25 Sep 2016
Lenovo N21 Chromebook Now Has Mainline Coreboot...   Coreboot   22 Sep 2016
Microsoft Reportedly Requires "Signature...   Hardware   21 Sep 2016
Coreboot Is Being Ported To A New Intel Skylake-Y...   Coreboot   20 Sep 2016
GNOME's GUPnP Released After A Decade Of Development   GNOME   19 Sep 2016
Linux 4.8, AMDGPU, RADV & Google's Fuchsia OS...   Phoronix   31 Aug 2016
NVMe Power-Savings Support Is Coming For Linux   Linux Kernel   29 Aug 2016
August Has Been A Super Exciting Month So Far For...   Free Software   21 Aug 2016
GNU Libreboot Release Adds New Chromebook &...   GNU   18 Aug 2016
Btrfs RAID Tests On Linux 4.8   Linux Storage   17 Aug 2016
Btrfs RAID 5/6 Code Found To Be Very Unsafe & Will...   Linux Storage   05 Aug 2016
Linux 4.7 - Btrfs vs. EXT4 vs. F2FS vs. XFS vs. NTFS...   Linux Storage   04 Aug 2016
Radeon Pro SSG Packs 1TB Of SSD Storage On The...   AMD   26 Jul 2016
OpenMandriva Lx 3.0 RC1 Released   Operating Systems   19 Jul 2016
FESCo Approves Latest Round Of Fedora 25 Features   Fedora   16 Jul 2016
OpenMandriva Lx 3.0 Beta 2 Released   Operating Systems   27 Jun 2016
I Am Super Excited About Fedora 24   Fedora   21 Jun 2016
Apple Designs New File-System To Succeed HFS+   Standards   13 Jun 2016
DragonFlyBSD Has Initial NVMe Driver Support   BSD   06 Jun 2016
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.8 Deprecates Btrfs   Red Hat   10 May 2016
Fedora 24 Beta Looks Nice, But Will They Ever Stop...   Fedora   10 May 2016
Windows 10 & People Learning I'm Not A Robot Were...   Phoronix   30 Apr 2016
OpenMandriva Adds F2FS Support   Operating Systems   27 Apr 2016
Patches For A New /dev/random Linux Random Number...   Linux Kernel   26 Apr 2016
Early Radeon Vulkan Windows vs. AMDGPU PRO Linux...   Radeon   09 Apr 2016
Some Early Windows 10 vs. Ubuntu Linux Vulkan Tests...   Vulkan   08 Apr 2016
Is Intel's PowerTOP Utility Still Beneficial In 2016...   Intel   14 Mar 2016
Using 64-bit Linux Software To Reduce Power...   Ubuntu   10 Mar 2016
What Linux Distros Would You Like To See Compared This...   Operating Systems   04 Mar 2016
Interesting Linux Disk Benchmarks Of Up To 14 SSDs...   Hardware   23 Feb 2016
The GTX 750 Series Still Has Lots Of Problems With...   Nouveau   09 Feb 2016
Linux Distribution Battles, Linux 4.5, & Graphics...   Phoronix   31 Jan 2016
OpenBenchmarking.org Server Migration In Process   Phoronix   29 Jan 2016
PC-BSD / FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT Performance   BSD   28 Jan 2016
A Low-Cost USB 3.0 2.5-Inch Disk Enclosure That Works...   Hardware   26 Jan 2016
Zenwalk 8.0 Linux Distribution Now In Beta   Operating Systems   25 Jan 2016
Intel NUC Skylake NUC6i3SYK Linux Benchmarks   Intel   18 Jan 2016
2016 Has Been Off To A Great Start For Open-Source...   Free Software   17 Jan 2016
Fedora Linux Had A Very Productive, Tremendous Year   Fedora   29 Dec 2015
See How Your BSD/Linux PC Compares To 36 Other Systems   Hardware   29 Dec 2015
AMD/Radeon Has Continued Making Much Linux Graphics...   Radeon   28 Dec 2015
Free Software Foundation Certifies Another Laptop   GNU   11 Dec 2015
Linux 4.4 SSD Benchmarks On EXT4, F2FS, Btrfs &...   Linux Storage   03 Dec 2015
Fedora 21 Through Fedora 23 Performance On An Apple...   Fedora   29 Nov 2015