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Benchmarking Ubuntu 8.04.4 LTS To Ubuntu 13.04
Ubuntu 13.04 is edging higher over Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS for the EXT4 file-system performance on a hard disk drive, but the performance is behind the days of the more volatile EXT4 coverage.
Not all of the disk benchmark results are interesting from a standard HDD when benchmarking Ubuntu Linux releases.