Can Ubuntu 9.10 Outperform Mac OS X 10.6?

Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 31 August 2009 at 07:00 AM EDT. Page 9 of 10. 76 Comments.

Another win for Ubuntu 9.10 came with Crafty when looking at the chess AI engine performance. The Karmic Koala was about 11% faster than Snow Leopard.

Continuing with the chess engine testing, Mac OS X 10.6 won with its TSCP performance, but by a small margin.

Tachyon, a multi-threaded ray-tracing engine, fell in favor of Mac OS X 10.6.0. Snow Leopard was 46% faster than the Karmic Koala with its Tachyon performance. The Karmic Koala was also running slower than the Jaunty Jackalope.

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