Windows vs. Linux Benchmarks For AMD Ryzen Server Performance
Out of 75 tests ran in total across the tested operating systems, Intel's own Clear Linux distribution led the race with first place finishes 41% of the time followed by CentOS Stream 9 with first place finished 19% of the time and Alma Linux 8.5 at 16%. Windows 11 only came in first place 8% of the time.
Windows 11 was in last place for 45 of the 75 benchmarks.
When taking the geometric mean of all 75 benchmarks, here is how the breakdown comes out with Clear Linux, Alma Linux, and CentOS Stream 9 having noticeable advantages over the tested Ubuntu / openSUSE / Fedora releases on this AMD Ryzen 9 5950X powered ASRock Rack server. See all the test results in full via this OpenBenchmarking.org result page.
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