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    Twysock
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  • Twysock
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    Originally posted by sandy8925 View Post
    Awesome! I hope they work on better Linux support for all of their hardware. Intel's [ability to spend more money] is just so much better at this point.
    Credit to Intel for what they do, but they have far more resources than AMD does.

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  • dungeon
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    Originally posted by Venemo View Post
    Great news, but it is really sad that it won't make it to 5.3 - means we'll have to wait about half a year to see any of this work.
    Well, at least it could match next longterm kernel, which would likely be 5.4 ( you know, some users stick with that for 2-6 years )

    Unlike Ubuntu non LTS or Fedora
    Last edited by dungeon; 11 July 2019, 06:37 AM.

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  • ernstp
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    You're not going to benchmark this, are you.. ? :-)

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  • Sethox
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  • Sethox
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    Originally posted by Venemo View Post
    Great news, but it is really sad that it won't make it to 5.3 - means we'll have to wait about half a year to see any of this work.
    Well that only means AMD gets more time for better code tuning, trial & error is a nice testing ground, but broken code sucks more.

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  • Venemo
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  • Venemo
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    Great news, but it is really sad that it won't make it to 5.3 - means we'll have to wait about half a year to see any of this work.

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    Awesome! I hope they work on better Linux support for all of their hardware. Intel's software strategy is just so much better at this point.

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  • AMD Posts New CPUFreq Driver For CPPC Support With Zen 2 CPUs

    Phoronix: AMD Posts New CPUFreq Driver For CPPC Support With Zen 2 CPUs

    AMD Zen 2 CPUs support ACPI's Collaborative Processor Performance Control (CPPC) for tuning the system to energy and/or performance requirements. AMD has now published a new CPUfreq driver for handling their CPPC implementation and the new controls found with their new processors...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...w-CPUFreq-CPPC
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