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Ubuntu, Fedora, Mandriva Performance Compared

Jun 10, 2008, 07:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

[ Thanks to Michael Larabel for this link. ]

"Last week we released Phoronix Test Suite 1.0 and one of the article requests we received as a result was to do a side-by-side comparison between the popular desktop Linux distributions. Ask and you shall receive. Today we have up 28 test results from Ubuntu 8.04, Fedora 9, and Mandriva 2008.1.

"The 'modern day' hardware we had used during testing were dual AMD Opteron 2356 Quad-Core processors, an ATI FireGL V8600 1GB graphics card, Tyan Thunder n3600M motherboard, 4GB of DDR2 RAM, Western Digital 160GB SATA 2.0 hard drive, and a Cooler Master Real Power Pro 1000W power supply..."

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