Phoronix Test Suite

An Automated, Open-Source Testing Framework

Latest Release: Phoronix Test Suite 5.0.1

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Release History

Phoronix Test Suite 5.0 "Plavsk"

Release Date: 12 March 2014

- Tech Preview / Experimental HTML5 GUI
- Run-random-tests command
- Phodevi Hardware/Software Detection Improvements
- Start-up Speed Enhancements
- Numerous bug-fixes
- Assorted minor improvements
Complete Change-Log

Phoronix Test Suite 4.8 "Sokndal"

Release Date: 13 August 2013

- Minimum / maximum result reporting
- Frame latency / jitter testing support
- Improved hardware/software detection support
- NVIDIA/AMD AIB GPU board detection support
- Facebook HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine) 2.1 support
- Graph coloring improvements
- System detail reporting improvements
- Phodevi hardware sensor improvements
- Phoromatic.com support improvements
Complete Change-Log

Phoronix Test Suite 4.6 "Utsira"

Release Date: 21 May 2013

- Compiler masking/flag improvements
- Phodevi enhancements
- DragonFlyBSD support improvements
- Support for running under Facebook HHVM HipHop Virtual Machine
- New internal-run sub-command
- Phodevi hardware/software improvements

Phoronix Test Suite 4.4 "Forsand"

Release Date: 20 February 2013

- Phodevi Hardware/Software Detection Improvements
- OpenBenchmarking.org Integration Enhancements
- Improved Reporting Of Test Installation Errors
- Improved Reporting Of Test Run-Time Errors
- Improved BSD Operating System Support
- Rewritten PTS External Dependencies Handling
- Improved Compiler/User Flag Reporting On Test Results

Phoronix Test Suite 4.2 "Randaberg"

Release Date: 20 December 2012

- Desktop Support Improvements
- Phodevi Support For IMPI Detection
- New auto-compare Option For Facilitating Fully Automated Comparisons
- Add list-recommended-tests Option
- Various Minor Enhancements

Phoronix Test Suite 4.0 "Suldal"

Release Date: 23 July 2012

- New Result Viewer Interface
- Performance-per-Watt / Energy Monitoring Improvements
- Hardware/Software Detection Improvements
- Greater Documentation
- New Result Analytical Features

Phoronix Test Suite 3.8 "Bygland"

Release Date: March 19 2012

- Improved Disk Reporting
- Improved Compiler Option/Configuration Reporting
- New Graph Renderer
- Improved ARM / Mobile Device Support
- Download Caching Enhancements
- Re-written Graphics Event Checker
- Support For Apple Mac OS X 10.8

Phoronix Test Suite 3.6 "Arendal"

Release Date: December 13 2011

- Enhanced Support For BSD, Solaris Operating Systems
- Various Graphing Improvements
- Expanded Phodevi Library Coverage
- Greater OpenBenchmarking.org Integration - Various Bug Fixes

Phoronix Test Suite 3.4 "Lillesand"

Release Date: September 8 2011

- MATISK Benchmarking Module
- Improved Phodevi Device Recognition
- Graphing Improvements
- Third-Party Test/Suite Uploading From The Phoronix Test Suite Client
- Continued OpenBenchmarking.org Integration Enhancements
- GNU Hurd Operating System Support

Phoronix Test Suite 3.2 "Grimstad"

Release Date: June 15 2011

- Facebook HipHop Compiler Support
- Improved Software Detection
- Improved Hardware Detection
- Support For New System Sensors
- Improved Wine Compatibility
- Interactive Text Mode Support

Phoronix Test Suite 3.0 "Iveland"

Release Date: February 26 2011

- OpenBenchmarking.org Integration
- Enhanced Multi-OS, Multi-Architecture Capabilities
- Internal Architectural Enhancements
- Improved Graph Rendering

Phoronix Test Suite 2.8 "Torsken"

Release Date: August 31 2010

- 134 Test Profiles
- 56 Test Suites + PCQS
- New Analytics Capabilities
- New Installation & External Dependency Management Support
- Improved Windows 7 x64 Support
Complete Change-Log

Phoronix Test Suite 2.6 "Lyngen"

Release Date: May 24 2010

- 134 Test Profiles
- 56 Test Suites + PCQS
- New Test Results Parsing Mechanism
- New PTS Results Viewer Interface
- Phoromatic / Phoromatic Tracker Improvements
- Functional Windows 7 x64 Support
Complete Change-Log

Phoronix Test Suite 2.4 "Lenvik"

Release Date: February 2 2010

- 131 Test Profiles
- 54 Test Suites + PCQS
- Palm webOS / Optware Support
- Improved *BSD OS Support
- Image Quality Comparison Support
- Improved Sensor Monitoring
- GTK2 User Interface Enhancements
- New Network Engine
- Initial Phodevi / pts-core Support On Windows
Complete Change-Log

Phoronix Test Suite 2.2 "Bardu"

Release Date: November 16 2009

- 120 Test Profiles
- 50 Test Suites + PCQS
- Automated Regression Tracking Module (Autonomous Git Bisecting)
- Test Recovery Support
- Statistical Significance Support
- Anonymous Usage Reporting
- Display Mode Support
- Network Proxy Support
- Overhauled GTK2 GUI
Complete Change-Log

Phoronix Test Suite 2.0 "Sandtorg"

Release Date: August 4 2009

- 109 Test Profiles
- 47 Test Suites + PCQS
- Expanded Reference System Comparisons
- Many New Test Options
- Introduction Of Phodevi Library
- Overhaul To GTK2 User Interface
- New Test Profile Options
- Initial Release Of PTS Desktop Live
Complete Change-Log

Phoronix Test Suite 1.8 "Selbu"

Release Date: April 6 2009

- 90 Test Profiles
- 39 Test Suites + PCQS
- GTK2 Graphical User Interface
- Enhanced *BSD Support
- Support For Reference System Comparisons
- Image Renderer Optimizations
- Updated Test Options
Complete Change-Log

Phoronix Test Suite 1.6 "Tydal"

Release Date: January 20 2009

- 89 Test Profiles
- 36 Test Suites + PCQS
- Options To Build Your Own Suite
- An Adobe PDF Generator For Test Results
- Support Multiple Arguments When Installing/Running Tests
- Introduce bilde_renderer, Add Support For Rendering Adobe Flash / SWF Graphs
- Support For Virtual Suites
- New Features In pts-core
- Numerous New Options
Complete Change-Log

Phoronix Test Suite 1.4 "Orkdal"

Release Date: November 3 2008

- 84 Test Profiles
- 34 Test Suites + PCQS
- Mac OS X Support
- Cascading Test Profiles
- Self-Contained Test Profiles
- More Modules
- WINE-based Tests
- OpenSolaris 2008.11 Support
- SVG Graph Rendering Option
Complete Change-Log

Phoronix Test Suite 1.2 "Malvik"

Release Date: September 3 2008

- 76 Test Profiles
- 38 Test Suites
- Improved Hardware Detection
        - Multi-Monitor Support
        - Multi-GPU Support
- Modular Plug-in Framework
        - System Monitoring Module
        - E-Mail Results Module
        - Graphics Override Module
        - Screensaver Control Module
- OpenSolaris 2008.05 Support
- FreeBSD / *BSD Support
- Improved Graph Rendering
- Result Analysis Option
- Improved Documentation
Complete Change-Log

Phoronix Test Suite 1.0 "Trondheim"

Release Date: June 5 2008

Initial Stable Release
- 57 Test Profiles
- 23 Test Suites
- Download Caching Support
- XML-based Test / Suite System
- Support For Managing External Dependencies
- Basic Hardware, Software Detection Support
- Automated Test Installation
- Integrated Results Viewer
- Line, Bar, Boolean Graphing Support
- Batch Mode Support
- Global Test Upload Capability
- Support Across All Major Linux Distributions
Complete Change-Log