Benchmarks are tests used to measure performance, typically that of hardware like graphics cards.

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Benchmark phones using Ubuntu Touch?

I have a few used phones running identical fresh installs of the current Ubuntu Touch for Devices and want to benchmark their performance and attributes in the field such as: processor, battery ...
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Benchmarking DNS queries

I've recently switched to a router that allows me to set the network's DNS resolution to an internal server. Because of that, I'm playing around with a few DNS caching techniques (like bind9, pdnsd, ...
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ferret : how to decode the image format for ferret benchmark

PARSEC Benchmark Suite Version 2.1 ferret: no decode delegate for this image format `queries/galaxy.jpg'. ferret: /parsec-2.1/pkgs/apps/ferret/obj/amd64-linux.gcc/image/image.c:241: ...
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spec2006: x264 core dumped

I am running the x264 benchmark of spec2006. however I am getting this error: /bin/parsecmgmt: line 936: 941 Aborted (core dumped) ...
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What does this test really do (Loopback TCP Network Performance)?

I found in the phoronix test suite a micro benchmark called "Loopback TCP Network Performance 1.0.1", the same kind of command used here: nc -d -l 9999 > /dev/null & time dd if=/dev/zero ...
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Is there a benchmarking/monitoring tool that can be targetted towards running applications?

I am trying to fix a performance issue bug on one of the core apps, and I would like to know if there is any benchmarking or monitoring tool that I can use to compare my different branches use of CPU. ...
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Testing multiple desktops simultaniously

Our college is installing new ubuntu installed systems for our lab.They want to test the performance of the systems.I googled some benchmarking tools but we have 250 systems to test,is there a easy ...
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How to benchmark speed of data transfer through sockets?

I am trying to send data between a virtual machine and its host using TCP socket and virtio-serial. I would like to benchmark these two methods. Are there any tools available to benchmark this? If ...
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Does gzip hold any cache in memory or a temp file?

I'm doing some benchmarking on the compression of files with/without a hypervisor using gzip. The command I'm running to test how long a file takes to complete is : time gzip -c filename.txt > ...
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How do we install PHP extensions for Phoronix Test Suite?

The phoronix-test-suite package provides a good way to benchmark one's hardware. After installation using Software Centre on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, the package does not run properly. The ...
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Why does vblank_mode improve framerate drastically in benchmarks?

I am messing around trying to find the best graphics solution for my Laptop with Optimus Nvidia. (ASUS K55VD) I've got bumblebeed running and i use optirun when i want to improve graphics ...
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How benchmark ubuntu server?

Hey I have ubuntu server 12.04 and I want to benchmark it. I found something called nbench but it's old. I need something that measure my CPU,RAM and HDD. I also installed Phoronix Test Suite but I ...
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Are there benchmarks available for Openbox vs Metacity resource usage?

I'm reading a number of sites on making ubuntu faster/more lightweight (e.g. this guide, and many mention replacing Metacity with Openbox. However, in 12.04 on an Inspiron e1405, I only see Metacity ...
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Why is my AMD Quad 645 CPU running at 800MHz per core on Ubuntu 12.04

I've just loaded Ubuntu 12.04 onto a brand box with an AMD 645 quad CPU with 8GB RAM. In the BIOS it says, the CPU is running at 3100MHz. However when i boot into Ubuntu 12.04 it says 800MHz? I've ...
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How to see how many FPS can a video card render and Benchmark video card

Am looking for ways to benchmark how many FPS can a video card render. For the moment I only know about glxgears which comes with the package mesa-utils: What other tools can I use to benchmark or ...
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How to perform a detailed and quick 3D performance test

I am wondering how to quickly test performance of my 3D graphics. Since glxgears is not benchmark what should I use. Also glxgears sometimes stuck at 60FPS, you cannot even compare before/after driver ...
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How can I test the system footprint of applications?

I am about to start my masters project and I will need to gather some data, for the requirements stage, about the performance footprint applications have on my system. The main things I am look for ...
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USB Drive speed testing app with test options

I know there is a benchmark in the Disk Utility app, but I need something with a few more options. Some of my USB Drives are exhibiting weird results which may be due to testing patterns etc, so some ...
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What performance differences are there when installing with Wubi?

I know that Wubi is slower in disk IO, but I can't find anything about it online other than vague statements such as "slightly slower disk seeks". Has anyone done any benchmarks to quantify the speed ...