AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D - Windows 11 vs. Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Linux Benchmarks

Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 8 September 2022 at 06:10 AM EDT. Page 2 of 2. 29 Comments.
Windows vs. Ubuntu Linux - AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D

With the exception of some OpenJDK Java benchmarks that performed well with the 5800X3D on Windows and some LuxCoreRender tests, the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D was consistently performing much better on Ubuntu Linux. From Blender and other renderer benchmarks like Indigo, OSPray, and some LuxCoreRender tests, JPEG-XL image encoding, AVIF image encoding, AV1 video encoding, and more, Ubuntu Linux was consistently delivering much better performance on this AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D desktop. The side-by-side chart above just shows for workloads with a statistically significant advantage for either OS.

Windows vs. Ubuntu Linux - AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D

Out of 89 tests ran under both Windows and Linux, Windows 11 was faster in just 9% of the tests...

Windows vs. Ubuntu Linux - AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D

Or if taking the geometric mean of all 89 benchmarks, Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS was faster than Windows 11 on this AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D system by about 10% overall.

Those wishing to go through all 89 benchmarks in full for this AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D Windows 11 vs. Ubuntu Linux benchmark comparison can see this result page.

Ahead of the AMD Ryzen 7000 series Zen 4 launch will also be some other similar Linux retrospective performance looks with fresh benchmarks of existing AMD and Intel CPUs.

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