AlmaLinux 9, openSUSE Leap 15.4, Ubuntu 22.04, Debian 11.3 & Clear Linux Benchmarks

Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 6 July 2022 at 06:30 AM EDT. Page 3 of 3. 28 Comments.

The Scalable Video Technology (SVT) encoders really crave the "performance" CPU frequency scaling governor and is why AlmaLinux 9.0 and Clear Linux out-of-the-box perform dramatically better here... Still surprising more Linux server distributions aren't defaulting to it.

Those wanting to go through all of the benchmarks in full for this mid-2022 Linux distribution comparison on the Xeon Platinum 8380 2P can find all the raw benchmarks via this result page.

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