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For those in the US not busy celebrating Independence Day, come check out the brand new, completely redesigned site. This new site is in beta but is publicly available and should yield a much better experience, particularly for smartphone and tablet readers.

4 July 2015 - PHXCMS-10 - 61 Comments
Crossing 200,000 Benchmark Results Posted On

Today we crossed the threshold of having carried out 200,000 benchmarks from our basement server farm of various Linux upstream projects (Linux kernel, GCC, Clang, Mesa, etc) and published on As of writing this article, 203,425 benchmarks have successfully completed with a few thousand tests being carried out per day in our fully-automated test lab.

30 June 2015 - 200k+ - 3 Comments
Premium Users Now Can Experience Our New Site

For Phoronix Premium visitors accessing our website today, you're now the first with access to the brand new web design that's been almost entirely redesigned from scratch and supports a converged desktop/tablet/smartphone experience.

30 June 2015 - New Phoronix Design - 33 Comments
The Next-Gen Phoronix Site Experience Is Almost Ready

The long overdue overhaul of the site layout is almost complete... It will begin rolling out in beta in the days ahead. With this new site will come a brand new appearance along with a first-rate mobile experience.

29 June 2015 - New Phoronix Site - 21 Comments
Happy 11th Birthday Phoronix! Happy 7th Birthday Phoronix Test Suite!

It was eleven years ago today I founded to focus on Linux hardware reviews at a time when not only graphics cards were an issue but most PC peripherals were still troublesome to use outside of Windows. Today also marks seven years since the release of Phoronix Test Suite 1.0 for leading open-source Linux benchmarking.

5 June 2015 - Celebrations - 12 Comments
Welcoming The 2015 Phoronix Summer Intern

This summer on Phoronix we'll be welcoming Eric Griffith to the team, a student from the California University of Pennsylvania. Eric will be an intern at Phoronix via his journalism program at the university. Eric has already written about his new laptop with Linux and he'll be writing many more Linux/open-source articles on Phoronix over the next few months. Please join me in welcoming him to his summer internship. He's prepared a few remarks to get started.

12 May 2015 - Eric Griffith - 33 Comments
Reasons To Make A PTS/OB Test Profile For Your Software

While there's hundreds of test profiles and test suites (a collection of pre-configured test profiles) available to the Phoronix Test Suite, here's some reasons why you should consider making/submitting a test profile for benchmarking of your own software or software that is of interest to you. The same reasons also apply mostly for why you should be benchmarking with the Phoronix Test Suite,, and Phoromatic.

28 April 2015 - Benchmarking - Add A Comment

Thanks to the new and much more powerful web server for, if you've tried to access the site in the past few hours, there's proper HTTPS support.

26 April 2015 - HTTPS - 56 Comments
Our Continuous Linux Benchmarking Test Farm Is Partially Back Online

There's still a lot of work ahead in finishing up the new server room / test farm, but some of the systems have been restored in the new rackmount environment and proceeding with their daily (and in some cases per-commit) open-source Linux benchmarking in a fully-automated and standardized fashion.

8 March 2015 - - 8 Comments

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