Linked by Jordan Spencer Cunningham on Wed 13th May 2009 01:18 UTC
Benchmarks Phoronix, known for their various speed tests and reviews, compared the latest in Ubuntu and what, until recently, used to be the lastest in Mac OS X with 29 different benchmarking tests. Some of the results were rather interesting.
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by maxjen on Thu 14th May 2009 14:54 UTC
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"Before giving some detailed results of some of the specific tests, the overall testing showed that Ubuntu was faster than Mac OS X in 18 of the 29 tests. Some were landslides while others were only ahead with marginal differences for both systems."

(Sadly) this is wrong. Mac OS X won 17 of the 29 benchmarks. You probably missed the "fewer are better"-labels in some of the tests.

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