The Fastest Linux Distribution For Ryzen: A 10-Way Linux OS Comparison On Ryzen 7 & Threadripper
Written by Michael Larabel in Computers on 25 January 2018. Page 2 of 8. 40 Comments

For the duration of the benchmarking process, none of the distributions had any stability problems or other issues to note with the two Ryzen systems used for testing.

Ryzen 7 1800X - The first system was the Ryzen 7 1800X with the MSI X370 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM motherboard and BIOS 1.90. The system had 2 x 8GB DDR4-3200MHz memory, MSI Radeon RX 580 graphics card, and Corsair Force MP500 128GB NVMe SSD.

Ryzen Threadripper 1950X - The Threadripper 1950X box had a Gigabyte X399 AORUS Gaming 7 motherboard with F3g BIOS. This system also had a Corsair Force MP500 128GB NVme SSD for storage, MSI Radeon R7 370 graphics card and 4 x 4GB DDR4-3600 memory.

All ten of these Linux distribution benchmarks on the two AMD Ryzen systems were carried out in a fully-automated and reproducible manner using the open-source Phoronix Test Suite benchmarking software.

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