8-Way Linux Distribution Benchmarks On The Intel Core i9 9900K - One Distro Wins 67% Of The Time

Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 25 October 2018 at 03:33 PM EDT. Page 4 of 6. 42 Comments.

With the Stockfish chess engine, openSUSE Tumbleweed secured a very narrow victory.

Compiling the Linux kernel on CentOS 7 was the fastest due to its older GCC compiler stack with having less optimization passes, etc, compared to the newer and more complex compiler code.

Ubuntu 18.04's performance was a noticeable outlier in the C-Ray multi-threaded ray-tracing.

For those with lots of Perl scripts, Clear Linux continues to run surprisingly fast.

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