Phoronix Media

We are the largest Internet media company
devoted to enriching the Linux hardware
experience and catering to open-source benchmarking,
Linux gamers, and computer enthusiasts.

Some Facts About Us



The Founder

Michael Larabel


USA & Global

Linux & Open-Source Advocates

Phoronix Media owns some of the leading resources for Linux product reviews, open-source news, and other hardware/software information pertaining to Linux performance and benchmarking.

Credible Source

Phoronix Media is frequently cited as being a definitive source within the Linux ecosystem for enthusiast news and performance metrics.


Many leading tier-one hardware/software vendors, universities, governments, corporations, and public organizations use Phoronix software for performance testing and rely upon us as a trusted source.

Our Web Properties & Products



Phoronix provides readers with the most detailed and up-to-date information in the computing world when it comes to Linux. Phoronix is especially well regarded for its Linux graphics articles and with time has become the leader in providing original Linux hardware content. More than 3,000 featured articles and 16,000 news postings have been published at Phoronix since it launched in 2004.

Phoronix Forums

Phoronix Forums

The Phoronix Forums are the community component to Phoronix. The Phoronix Forums allow readers to discuss the latest news when it comes to Linux and free software along with assisting those seeking technical support or individuals just wishing to share their thoughts on the latest computer hardware. There is also a Phoronix IRC channel for those interested in real-time communication.

Phoronix Test Suite

Phoronix Test Suite

Following the success of Phoronix in covering the Linux hardware scene, the Phoronix Test Suite was founded based upon the internal tools developed at Phoronix Media. The Phoronix Test Suite has a growing community and is used by numerous organizations and Fortune 500 companies. The Phoronix Test Suite continues to be developed and experiences major updates on a quarterly basis.



Phoromatic is a web-based remote management system developed for the Phoronix Test Suite. Phoromatic allows the automatic scheduling of tests, remote installation of new tests, and the management of multiple test systems all through an intuitive, easy-to-use web interface. Tests can be scheduled to automatically run on a routine basis across multiple test systems. The test results are then available from this central, secure location.

More is an open, collaborative testing platform. The infrastructure provides public and private storage of test result data (including system logs) and effective collaboration tools for sharing results and efficiently comparing multiple test result sets. also provides a package management system for making accessible new, updated, and third-party test profiles / suites to the users of the Phoronix Test Suite.