Intel Atom N270 Still Sees Some Gains On Linux

Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 2 July 2012 at 05:42 AM EDT. Page 5 of 5. 11 Comments.

More wins for Ubuntu 12.10 on this four-year-old netbook.

Well, there you have the brief preview of the direction of Intel's Atom N270 performance under Linux over the past two years when testing the major Ubuntu milestones. Hopefully these benchmark results have provided some guidance if you are still actively using an old Intel Atom Diamondville netbook/nettop and have been contemplating whether to upgrade your Linux distribution. There are some other more interesting results to share once further into July.

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