AMD Ryzen 9 7900X / 7950X Linux Gaming Performance

Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Gaming on 26 September 2022. Page 4 of 6. 19 Comments
AMD Ryzen 7900 Series CPU Gaming Benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 7900 Series CPU Gaming Benchmarks

Shadow of the Tomb Raider is one of the native Linux games and rendered using Vulkan. In this case surprisingly the Ryzen 7 5800X3D with its 3D V-Cache was still faster than the Zen 4 desktop CPUs.

AMD Ryzen 7900 Series CPU Gaming Benchmarks

The CPU power consumption was lower than the Ryzen 9 5950X for the 7900X/7950X but still above the Core i9 12900K with these tests from the Linux 6.0 kernel.

AMD Ryzen 7900 Series CPU Gaming Benchmarks

The i9-12900K had a narrow advantage in performance-per-Watt.

AMD Ryzen 7900 Series CPU Gaming Benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 7900 Series CPU Gaming Benchmarks

Total War: Three Kingdoms like Shadow of The Tomb Raider is another native Linux game port by Feral Interactive. In this case too the Ryzen 7 5800X3D ended up performing in front of the tested Zen 4 CPUs.

AMD Ryzen 7900 Series CPU Gaming Benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 7900 Series CPU Gaming Benchmarks

The Ryzen 7 5800X3D and other select Zen 3 CPUs also delivered better power efficiency over the Zen 4 parts with their higher TDP.


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