Linux 5.11 Is Now Looking Great For AMD Zen 2 / Zen 3 Performance
Written by Michael Larabel in Processors on 21 January 2021. Page 3 of 5. 16 Comments

The CPU frequency scaling behavior is now in much better shape out-of-the-box on Linux 5.11 as shown by these Ryzen 9 5950X results...

Even for web browser benchmarks, the patched kernel improvements are significant.

From the range of benchmarks carried out on the Ryzen 9 5950X system in looking at the patched kernel performance, not only is the regression resolved but Linux 5.11 is then performing about 8% faster than Linux 5.10 with these tests based on the geometric mean.

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