Running The AMD "ABBA" Ryzen 3000 Boost Fix Under Linux With 140 Tests

Written by Michael Larabel in Processors on 19 September 2019 at 09:00 AM EDT.

For demanding workloads like Blender, the end result was the same but there was ever so slightly higher clock frequencies often being recorded.

During the libjpeg-turbo benchmark, the new AGESA update meant a peak boost frequency difference of 4.32GHz versus 4.54GHz.

While running some basic games like Xonotic, there was slightly better performance to note.

Real-world programs like the GIMP image editor and Darktable RAW photography software were also benefiting from the ABBA update.

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