AMD Ryzen 9 7900X / Ryzen 9 7950X Benchmarks Show Impressive Zen 4 Linux Performance

Written by Michael Larabel in Processors on 26 September 2022. Page 12 of 22. 69 Comments
AMD Ryzen 7900 Series Linux CPU Benchmarks

Multi-threaded chess workloads like with asmFish were strongly favoring AMD's new Zen 4 processors.

AMD Ryzen 7900 Series Linux CPU Benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 7900 Series Linux CPU Benchmarks

Leela Chess Zero is the chess engine employing neural networks and capable of making use of AVX-512. There is a significant uplift to find with the new Ryzen 9 7900 series while still Intel's Alder lake ended up leading for these chess benchmarks.

AMD Ryzen 7900 Series Linux CPU Benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 7900 Series Linux CPU Benchmarks

But for simpler chess engines not employing neural networks, the Ryzen 9 7900 series was stomping the competition and older AMD processors.

AMD Ryzen 7900 Series Linux CPU Benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 7900 Series Linux CPU Benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 7900 Series Linux CPU Benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 7900 Series Linux CPU Benchmarks

Zstd compression also now is an area where Alder Lake was faster than Zen 3 but now Zen 4 has jumped ahead.


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