AMD Ryzen 9 7950X "Zen 4" Rocks On Intel's Clear Linux

Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 14 October 2022. Page 3 of 6. 49 Comments
Windows 11 vs. Ubuntu vs. Clear Linux - AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
Windows 11 vs. Ubuntu vs. Clear Linux - AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
Windows 11 vs. Ubuntu vs. Clear Linux - AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
Windows 11 vs. Ubuntu vs. Clear Linux - AMD Ryzen 9 7950X

The open-source HEVC/H.265 Kvazaar video encoder was finding the best performance with Clear Linux and noticeably faster than Ubuntu 22.10 even with Linux 6.0 and the performance governor.

Windows 11 vs. Ubuntu vs. Clear Linux - AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
Windows 11 vs. Ubuntu vs. Clear Linux - AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
Windows 11 vs. Ubuntu vs. Clear Linux - AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
Windows 11 vs. Ubuntu vs. Clear Linux - AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
Windows 11 vs. Ubuntu vs. Clear Linux - AMD Ryzen 9 7950X

Intel's SVT-AV1 open-source AV1 video encoder also performed the best on Clear Linux.

Windows 11 vs. Ubuntu vs. Clear Linux - AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
Windows 11 vs. Ubuntu vs. Clear Linux - AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
Windows 11 vs. Ubuntu vs. Clear Linux - AMD Ryzen 9 7950X

In some cases the wins with Clear Linux were small but consistent.


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