Ubuntu 21.04 vs. Windows 10 Trade Blows On The AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX / ASUS ROG Strix G15

Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 28 July 2021. Page 6 of 6. 35 Comments
ASUS ROG Strix G513QY Windows vs. Linux - AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX

Above is a look at the results with a measurable difference between platforms. Overall there was some very healthy competition between Windows 10 and Ubuntu 21.04 on this Ryzen 9 5900HX laptop, much more so than we are used to seeing...

ASUS ROG Strix G513QY Windows vs. Linux - AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX

ubuntu did lead in 39 of the 68 benchmarks.

ASUS ROG Strix G513QY Windows vs. Linux - AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX

But when taking the geometric mean of all 68 benchmarks, Windows 10 nudged ahead. That's in contrast to the likes of the recent Windows vs. Linux Intel Tiger Lake benchmarks with similar tests where Ubuntu 21.04 had a much more pronounced lead over Windows.

See all of the benchmark results in full from this comparison over on OpenBenchmarking.org.

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