VB100 Results by platform

Below are the results of all VB100 Comparative tests to date, sorted by platform. Results for the most recent tests are available to subscribers or can be purchased as standalone articles for $19.95 each using the button.

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Windows Desktop | Windows Server | Linux | Novell

Windows Desktop
DOS
February 2000*
January 1999*
February 1998*

Windows 2000
December 2007*
November 2002*
April 2001*

Windows 7 Professional
August 2013*
August 2012*
December 2011*
December 2010*
December 2009*

Windows 8 Professional
December 2012*

Windows 8.1
December 2013


Windows 95
May 1998*
January 1998*

Windows 98
July 2000*
November 1999*
May 1999*
November 1998*

Windows Millennium Edition (ME)
February 2002*
February 2001*

Windows NT 4.0
February 2005*
February 2004*
February 2003*
November 2001*
November 2000*
April 2000*
September 1999*
March 1999*
September 1998*
March 1998*

Windows NT 4.0 Workstation
February 2006*

Windows Vista Business Edition
February 2007*

Windows Vista SP1 Business Edition
April 2008*

Windows Vista SP2 Business Edition
August 2010*
August 2009*

Windows Vista SP2 x64 Business Ed
August 2011*

Windows Vista x64
December 2008*
August 2007*

Windows XP
April 2012*
April 2010*
August 2008*
June 2007*
June 2006*
June 2005*
June 2002*

Windows XP Professional
April 2013*
April 2011*
April 2009*
June 2004*
June 2003*

Windows XP x64 Edition
December 2006*


Windows Server
Windows 2000 Server
October 2006*

Windows Server 2003
October 2011*
October 2010*
February 2008*
October 2005*
November 2004*
November 2003*

Windows Server 2003 R2
October 2012*

Windows Server 2003 x64
June 2009*
December 2005*

Windows Server 2008
October 2013*
October 2009*
October 2008*

Windows Server 2008 R2
June 2012*
June 2011*
June 2010*

Windows Server 2012
June 2013*


Linux
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
February 2012*
February 2009*

Red Hat Linux 9
April 2006*
April 2005*
April 2004*
May 2003*

SUSE Linux
February 2014

February 2013*
February 2010*
April 2007*
April 2002*

Ubuntu Linux Server Edition
February 2011*
June 2008*


Novell
Netware
August 2004*
August 2002*
September 2001*
September 2000*
July 1999*
July 1998*

Netware 6.0
August 2003*

Netware 6.5
October 2007*
August 2006*
August 2005*


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