Ubuntu 64-bit More Competitive Against Mac OS X
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 18 May 2009. Page 5 of 11. 55 Comments

There was a jump in the MIPS count with Ubuntu 64-bit through the 7-Zip compression test.

The 2GB Gzip file compression time dropped with Ubuntu 64-bit too, leading to another win for those using newer AMD or Intel processors.

A 64-bit Ubuntu Linux installation required more time when encrypting a 2GB file using GnuPG. The 64-bit environment was actually 27% slower.

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