How Intel's Clear Linux Is Competing Against Late-2020 Linux Distributions
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 14 October 2020. Page 8 of 8. 20 Comments

In total more than 150 benchmarks were run on these Linux distributions. Clear Linux carried the most leads with first place finishes 57% of the time. Leading with the most losses were Endeavour OS and Ubuntu 20.10

When taking the geometric mean of all the results, Clear Linux had a narrow lead over Debian Testing that was in second place while the remainder of the autumn 2020 Linux distributions were rather close. Dive in to see all 156 benchmarks via

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