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The Great Window Manager Speed Test

Jan 06, 2009, 20:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Locutus)

"Each run of x11 perf did about three hundred and eighty tests. Each test was repeated five times and averaged out. I saved the results of each test to a log file for later comparison. ,p>"After all tests had run I then compared the results with a program called x11perfcomp which gave a nice little table of each test runs comparison against a base test run. This I saved into a file and averaged out a performance score for each window manager.

"Now to the background sound of a drum roll I list the four window managers that I tested. They are:-"

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