Windows 10 vs. Linux Performance On The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
In the threaded Crafty chess benchmark, Windows 10 on the Threadripper 3970X only lost narrowly to the Linux distributions. OpenSUSE Tumbleweed had a slight lead over the rest in this case.
In the of the TSCP chess benchmark the spread was a bit wider, but Windows 10 was right behind the slowest Linux distributions.
The popular Stockfish chess engine performed better on Windows 10 over Ubuntu 19.10 but lost out to the other Linux distributions.
The Linux distributions had a small advantage to the asmFish Assembly-written chess benchmark.
Linux carried a slight advantage still with the 7-Zip compression test.
Windows and Ubuntu along with Fedora were slower at XZ compression.
Windows 10 was also the slowest for Facebook's Zstd compression implementation.