FreeBSD 12.0 Performance Against Windows & Linux On An Intel Xeon Server

Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 31 December 2018 at 08:30 AM EST. Page 4 of 5. 10 Comments.

The Stockfish chess benchmark shows more room for improvement on FreeBSD. At least the Clang versus GCC performance overall is quite tight for many of these C/C++ benchmarks.

FreeBSD 12.0 was also the slowest when it came to the Nodejs Octane benchmark.

FLAC audio encoding was another one of the single-threaded tests where FreeBSD runs much slower than Linux and Windows, but using GCC 8 on FreeBSD 12.0 did help cut some of those losses.

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