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Test System Setup And Methodology

Ubuntu 11.10 Review: Benchmarked Against Windows 7
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Benchmark Test System

Operating System 1
Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot (64-bit)
Operating System 2
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit)
Processor
Intel Core i5-750 (Lynnfield) @ 2.88 GHz (quad-core)
MotherboardGigabyte GA-P55A-UD7 (F7 BIOS)
Memory8 GB Crucial DDR3 @ 1333 MT/s (2 x 4 GB)
Graphics 1
AMD Radeon HD 4870 Reference Board 512 MB GDDR5 (PCIe 2.0)
Graphics 2
Evga Nvidia GeForce GTX 260 896 MB GDDR5 (PCIe 2.0)
StorageSeagate Barracuda 7200.12 500 GB SATA 3Gb/s, 7200 RPM, 16 MB Cache
OpticalAsus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS
Power SupplyCorsair TX750W (750 W max)
ChassisZalman MS-1000 HS2
CPU CoolerScythe Mugen 2 Revision B
Mouse 1Logitech Cordless TrackMan Wheel
Mouse 2Apple Magic Trackpad


X-Plat (cross-platform) Benchmark Suite v1.0

Category
Tests
Start & Stop Times
Boot, Shut Down, Hibernate, and Wake
File Copy Times
HDD to HDD, HDD to USB, and USB to HDD
Archiving
Zip, Un-Zip, Tar.gz, and Un-Tar.gz
Multimedia
HandBrake, LAME, and RawTherapee
System
GeekBench, POV-Ray, and Blender
UnigineSanctuary, Tropics, and Heaven
GamesDoom 3, Prey, and Enemy Territory: Quake Wars


Methodology

Specific information on individual benchmark settings, setup, and methodology can be found above the corresponding benchmark on the following pages. Both operating systems were installed and fully updated on January 20th, 2012.

uTouch Review System

Operating System
Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot (64-bit)
Model
Fujitsu Lifebook T580
Processor
Intel Core i3-380UM @ 1.33 GHz (dual-core)
Memory
2 GB DDR3-800 (2 x 1 GB)
Graphics
Intel HD Graphics
Storage
160 GB 2.5-inch 5400 RPM, SATA HDD
Display
10.1-inch HD 1366x768 WXGA TFT LED-backlit LCD
Touchscreen
N-Trig DuoSense Pen and Capacitive Four-Finger Multi-touch
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