Intel Core i9 11900K: Five Linux Distros Show Sizable Lead Over Windows 11
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 26 October 2021. Page 5 of 5. 30 Comments

Blender artists by now are hopefully using Linux after consistently showing the performance benefits the past several years... While particularly heavy benefits for CPU-based rendering on Linux, even the NVIDIA GPU accelerated Blender rendering tends to lead under Linux too.

The Appleseed renderer also benefits from Linux on the Core i9 11900K.

Those wanting to see all 44 benchmarks from this fresh Windows 11 vs. Linux comparison can do so via

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