AMD Ryzen 9 7950X "Zen 4" Rocks On Intel's Clear Linux
The Appleseed renderer did enjoy some competitive performance on Clear Linux with using the renderer project's official binaries throughout.
With the proprietary V-RAY renderer, Clear Linux had a small advantage over the other tested operating systems on this Zen 4 system.
Out of 111 tests ran across all the operating systems tested on the AMD Ryzen 9 7950X, Intel's Clear Linux was in first place 67% of the time... Ubuntu 22.10 upgraded to Linux 6.0 and running with the P-State performance governor was in second with wins 15% of the time and then Windows 11 Pro 22H2 with wins just 12% of the time.
If taking the geometric mean of all the benchmarks, Clear Linux was about 8% faster against Windows 11 Pro and the out-of-the-box Ubuntu 22.10 performance. Or against Ubuntu 22.10 upgraded manually to Linux 6.0 and switching over to the AMD P-State performance governor, Clear Linux had around a 2.6% advantage overall -- much more so in some particular workloads. In terms of out-of-the-box performance, Clear Linux continues to lead for both Intel and AMD systems. See all the test results via this result page.
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