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Re: [Phoronix] Ubuntu 9.04 vs. Fedora 11 Performance



On Sat, Jun 13, 2009 at 11:02 AM, Gilboa Davara<gilboad gmail com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-06-12 at 21:49 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
>> On Sat, 2009-06-13 at 05:43 +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote:
>>
>> > > and no, glxgears is not a benchmark!
>> >
>> > Indeed, glxgears really sucks as as a benchmark, Phoronix's benchmark suite
>> > (as imperfect as it is) is definitely more useful.
>>
>> I keep meaning to file a feature request for glxgears - remove the FPS
>> display...if it's not a benchmark, let's not make it look like one.
>
>
> While not an effective benchmark, but a good tool to check that DRI/DRM
> is working.
>
> Grated, it would have been nice if out-of-the-box OSS OpenGL
> benchmarking and testing tools (outside the closed benchmarks and game
> demos used by the Phoronix suite), but for now, we are more-or-less
> limited to glxgears...

There are alot of open source games[1} that are useable to for benchmarking.
glxgears is NOT a benchmark. If you don't have anything but glxgears
than you have NO benchmark.

[1]: openarena, nexuiz, ...


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