The XanMod Kernel Is Working Well To Boost Ubuntu Desktop / Workstation Performance
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 10 January 2020. Page 6 of 6. 29 Comments

When it came to the Linux gaming performance, the Xanmod kernel yielded roughly similar results to the generic mainline Linux 5.4 kernel with no significant differences like we saw in many of the CPU/system benchmarks.

The desktop/workstation tests outside of gaming though were quite impressive so for those considering this kernel flavor to squeeze a bit more performance out of your system, learn more at

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