Making The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X Run Even Faster - By Loading Up Intel's Clear Linux

Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 11 February 2020. Page 3 of 9. 29 Comments

CentOS, Fedora Workstation, and Clear Linux were tending to run the fastest on this 64-core / 128-thread processor with the dav1d AV1 video decoder on the CPU.

With the Intel Scalable Video Technology open-source video encoders used by the likes of Netflix, Intel's own Clear Linux distribution generally offers the best SVT performance including with this ultra high-end AMD workstation processor.

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