The Fastest NVIDIA GPUs For Open-Source Nouveau With Steam Linux Gaming

Earlier this week I ran a 20-Way Radeon Comparison With Open-Source Graphics For Steam On Linux Gaming and that was followed by looking at The Most Energy Efficient Radeon GPU For AMD Linux Gaming. The tables have now turned as we benchmark a variety of NVIDIA GeForce GPUs using the latest open-source NVIDIA driver article.


World’s fastest Pico-ITX motherboard?

Axiomtek’s Pico-ITX “PICO880″ SBC features 4th Gen. Intel Core processors at up to 1.7GHz (3.3GHz turbo), and offers Mini-PCIe, SATA, GbE, HD A/V, and more. The PICO880 single board computer is billed by Axiomtek as “the most advanced, high-performance and extremely compact single board computer in the marketplace.” In this case, the hyberbole appears to […]


482 of the Top500 supercomputers run Linux, and China’s Tianhe-2 is the fastest

What’s also impressive about the latest TOP500 List is that 482 of the supercomputers run one version of Linux or the other. That’s more than 96%. Only two, ranked 237 and 309, run a Windows operating system. Eleven run IBM’s AIX (Advanced Interactive eXecutive) OS, and four run a mixed CNK/SLES 9 (Computer Node Kernel and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server). Only one runs Super-UX, a BSD-based operating system.
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