XanMod-ing Ubuntu To Perform Closer To Intel's Clear Linux

Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 20 January 2020 at 12:50 PM EST. Page 6 of 6. 23 Comments.
Core i9 10980XE XanMod vs. Clear Linux

In summing up the tests...

Core i9 10980XE XanMod vs. Clear Linux

When running 138 benchmarks across the three tested configurations on the Intel Core i9 10980XE, Clear Linux was the fastest with being in first place 52% of the time while the default Ubuntu 20.04 snapshot was the fastest just 19% of the time and then the modified Ubuntu 20.04 with the XanMod kernel and tweaks led to first place finishes about 29% of the time.

Core i9 10980XE XanMod vs. Clear Linux

The default Ubuntu 20.04 snapshot was in last place 56% of the time followed by the modified stack at 27% and then Clear Linux in last just 15% of the time.

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