"With Ubuntu, Kubuntu, and Xubuntu each deploying a different
desktop environment (GNOME, KDE, and Xfce respectively), how do
each of these distributions compare performance-wise? We have taken
two systems--one with dual Intel Clovertown processors and the
other an AMD Sempron--and tested out each of these distributions in
some of our commonly used Linux benchmarks to see how the
performance truly stacks up. In this article we will be presenting
part one of our results.
"In part one of this article we are comparing Ubuntu, Kubuntu,
and Xubuntu using some common desktop benchmarks here at Phoronix;
these tests consist of gzip compression, LAME compilation, and LAME
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