Phoronix Test Suite 5.4.1
It has been designed from the ground up by Michael Larabel who owns the Phoronix Media company, including the website with the same name, as a platform-independent application that supports Linux, BSD, Solaris, Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X operating systems.
An easy-to-use and clean benchmarking environment
The application provides users with an easy-to-use and clean benchmarking environment that enables them to create both high quality and quantitative tests for almost any hardware component, including graphics cards, hard disk drives, solid state drives, monitors, processors, RAM, sound cards, and many others.
The program integrates well with the OpenBenchmarking.org website, allowing users to upload results and compare benchmarks. Additionally, users can do side-by-side results comparisons and crowd-sourced aggregated results analysis.
Features at a glance
Key features include over 450 test profiles and 100 test suites, extensible (XML-based) testing architecture, automated test downloading and installation, state-of-the-art module-based plugin architecture, integrated results viewer, as well as support for SVG/PNG graph rendering and PDF result reports.
In addition, it comes with built-in dependency management support, embedded to cloud scale, in-depth hardware and software detection, autonomous batch mode support, result reporting and uploading, benchmark comparisons, module framework, system monitoring support, and comprehensive HTML documentation.
Another interesting feature is the integration with the Phoromatic remote management system, allowing users to run scheduled tests across multiple operating systems, run remote tests, as well as per-commit Git testing.
Considering the fact that, probably just like any other application out there, Phoronix Test Suite began as a simple set of scripts a decade ago, it had enough time to mature and become what it is today, the world’s most comprehensive benchmarking and testing platform for the open source ecosystem.
Reviewed by Marius Nestor, last updated on December 24th, 2014
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- Updated AppData XML for the Phoronix Test Suite.
- The result parser in pts-core now has improved support for parsing CSV frame latency dumps as needed by newer test profiles, currently is needed by the new test of Civilization: Beyond Earth.
- The phoronix-test-suite enterprise-setup sub-command. See the documentation for more details.
- Various Phoromatic Server updates, including improved result strings when merging random result files, reporting of the IP/MAC addresses on the system claim page, and other minor enhancements.
Application descriptionPhoronix Test Suite is an open source and highly appreciated web-based/command-line software for hardware benchmarks a...