Mac OS X 10.6.2 vs. Ubuntu 9.10 Benchmarks

Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 18 November 2009. Page 5 of 7. 6 Comments

Ubuntu 9.10 was faster than Mac OS X 10.6.2 at compressing a 2GB sample file using Gzip.

Mac OS X 10.6.2 continues to struggle compared to Ubuntu with its OpenSSL performance.

With the traditional DES performance being measured by John The Ripper, the results between Mac OS X 10.6.2 and Ubuntu 9.10 (x86_64) were close with no definitive winner.

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