Debian Linux vs. Debian kFreeBSD With Squeeze & Wheezy
For the Dolfyn Computational Fluid Dynamics benchmark, the performance improved for both Debian GNU/Linux and Debian GNU/kFreeBSD to near identical performance in Wheezy. Wheezy is using the GCC 4.7 compiler over GCC 4.4.5 in its predecessor.
Debian GNU/Linux was doing slightly better with the MPI-based FFTE benchmark.
Debian GNU/Linux also carried a huge advantage in the MAFFT molecular biology benchmark.