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POWER9 Benchmarks vs. Intel Xeon vs. AMD EPYC...   Processors   04 Apr 2018
FreeBSD ZFS vs. Linux EXT4/Btrfs RAID With Twenty SSDs   Storage   14 Dec 2018
KVM Smokes VirtualBox On Initial AMD EPYC Linux Tests   Software   30 Dec 2017
Ubuntu 18.04 Versus Six Other Linux Distributions On...   Operating Systems   15 Mar 2018
Windows Server 2019 vs. Linux vs. FreeBSD Performance...   Operating Systems   24 Dec 2018
Intel Core i7 8700K Linux Benchmarks   Processors   05 Oct 2017
AMD Threadripper 1950X Linux Benchmarks   Processors   28 Aug 2017
Linux RAID Performance On NVMe M.2 SSDs   Storage   16 Sep 2017
The Performance Cost Of Spectre / Meltdown /...   Software   30 Aug 2018
The New Features Of Linux 4.15: AMDGPU DC, RISC-V,...   Software   26 Nov 2017
Initial Benchmarks Of The AMD EPYC 7601 On Ubuntu...   Processors   14 Sep 2017
GCC 8/9 vs. LLVM Clang 6/7 Compiler Benchmarks On AMD...   Software   27 Jul 2018
Benchmarking Amazon's ARM Graviton CPU With EC2's A1...   Computers   28 Nov 2018
A Look At The Open-Source Talos II POWER9 Performance...   Computers   27 Nov 2018
Windows Server 2019 Performance Benchmarked Against...   Operating Systems   27 Dec 2018
AMD Threadripper 2990WX Linux Benchmarks: The 32-Core...   Processors   13 Aug 2018
AMD Dual EPYC 7601 Benchmarks - 9-Way AMD EPYC / Intel...   Processors   16 Oct 2018
GCC 9 Compiler Tuning Benchmarks On Intel Skylake...   Software   08 Mar 2019
AMD EPYC 7351P Linux Performance: 16 Core / 32 Thread...   Processors   19 Oct 2017
Gigabyte MZ31-AR0: EPYC Motherboard With Dual 10Gb/s...   Motherboards   05 Apr 2018
A Look At The AMD EPYC Performance On The Amazon EC2...   Software   07 Nov 2018
AMD EPYC 7502 + EPYC 7742 Linux Performance Benchmarks   Processors   07 Aug 2019
AMD EPYC 7601 + TYAN Transport SX TN70A-B8026 Arrives...   Computers   08 Sep 2017
13-Way IBM POWER9 Talos II vs. Intel Xeon vs. AMD...   Processors   25 Jun 2018
Scaleway's EPYC Powered Cloud Is Delivering...   Software   15 Mar 2019
Opteron vs. EPYC Benchmarks &...   Processors   18 Sep 2017
An Early Look At The Linux 4.16 Kernel Performance...   Software   10 Mar 2018
A Look At Linux Application Scaling Up To 128 Threads   Processors   10 Oct 2018
FreeBSD 12.0 vs. DragonFlyBSD 5.4 vs. TrueOS 18.12 vs....   Operating Systems   10 Jan 2019
Noctua NH-D9 DX-3647 4U: A High-End Xeon Scalable...   Peripherals   04 Jul 2018
ASRock Rack EPYCD8-2T Makes For A Great Linux/BSD EPYC...   Motherboards   28 Feb 2019
AMD EPYC 7551 Linux Benchmarks   Processors   26 Oct 2017
A Look At How The Linux Performance Has Evolved Since...   Processors   07 Jun 2019
POWER9 & ARM Performance Against Intel Xeon...   Processors   19 Aug 2019
AMD EPYC 7401P: 24 Cores / 48 Threads At Just Over...   Processors   24 Oct 2017
Noctua NH-U9 TR4-SP3: Keeping Threadripper Running...   Peripherals   21 Sep 2017
Benchmarking OpenMandriva 4.0 Alpha - The First Linux...   Operating Systems   26 Dec 2018
Blender 2.79 Performance On Various Intel/AMD CPUs...   Software   26 Nov 2017
Fedora, Ubuntu, CentOS, openSUSE, Debian, Clear &...   Operating Systems   04 Oct 2017
StarTech 12U Computer Rack   Enclosures   21 Jul 2017
Running Intel's Clear Linux On AMD EPYC Rome? Still...   Operating Systems   05 Sep 2019
Cooling AMD EPYC With Noctua Coolers: NH-U9 TR4-SP3,...   Processors   12 Mar 2018
OpenSUSE Leap 15.1 Beta Is Running Well - Benchmarks...   Operating Systems   23 Feb 2019
AMD EPYC 7251 Provides Great Value At Less Than $500...   Processors   17 Oct 2017
How AMD EPYC & Intel Xeon Gold Compare To Various...   Software   20 Sep 2017
GCC vs. LLVM Clang vs. AOCC Compiler Benchmarks On The...   Software   09 Aug 2019
An Early Look At The GCC 9.0 Performance On AMD EPYC   Software   24 Jul 2018
GCC 8 & LLVM Clang 6.0 Compiler Performance On AMD...   Software   08 Nov 2017
Benchmarks Of Amazon's New AMD EPYC "M5ad"...   Computers   01 Apr 2019
Blender 2.80 Performance With Intel Xeon Platinum 8280...   Computers   14 Aug 2019
AMD EPYC Rome Still Conquering Cascadelake Even...   Processors   12 Aug 2019
16-Way AMD EPYC Cloud Benchmark Comparison: Amazon EC2...   Computers   12 Nov 2018
Running FreeBSD 12, TrueOS On AMD EPYC   Operating Systems   06 Dec 2017
GCC 8.0 vs. LLVM Clang 6.0 On AMD EPYC   Software   13 Jan 2018
A Look At How The AMD EPYC Linux Performance Has...   Processors   11 Jun 2018
AMD EPYC On Ubuntu 18.10 Putting Up A Stronger Fight...   Operating Systems   25 Sep 2018
Extensive Benchmarks Looking At AMD Znver1 GCC 9...   Software   20 Feb 2019
GCC & LLVM Clang Compiler Benchmarks On AMD's EPYC...   Software   26 Sep 2017
FreeBSD 12 Is Running Great On The Dell PowerEdge...   Operating Systems   08 Dec 2018
Benchmarks Of OpenMandriva's AMD Zen Optimized Linux...   Operating Systems   19 Jun 2019
8-Way Linux Distribution Benchmarks On The AMD EPYC...   Operating Systems   07 Sep 2019
SkySilk Launches As Linux-Powered Cloud Provider,...   Software   07 Sep 2018
Running OpenCL On The CPU With POCL 1.0, Xeon &...   Software   07 Dec 2017
Trying Out The BSDs & OpenIndiana On AMD EPYC +...   Operating Systems   10 Oct 2017
LLVM Clang 6.0 Benchmarks On AMD's EPYC Yield Some...   Software   02 Jan 2018
AMD AOCC 1.2 Code Compiler Offers Some Performance...   Software   20 May 2018
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 Benchmarks On AMD EPYC -...   Operating Systems   21 May 2019
Benchmarking Packet.com's Bare Metal Intel Xeon / AMD...   Computers   15 Nov 2018
EPYC 7642/7742 vs. Xeon Platinum 8280 Performance With...   Processors   27 Oct 2019
A Look At The MDS Cost On Xeon, EPYC & Xeon Total...   Software   20 May 2019
AMD EPYC 7002 Series Unveiled With Primed Linux...   Processors   07 Aug 2019
AMD EPYC 7642 Benchmarks   Processors   20 Sep 2019
AMD EPYC vs. Intel Xeon Cascadelake With Facebook's...   Processors   17 Oct 2019
Initial Benchmarks Of CentOS 8.0 & CentOS Stream...   Operating Systems   27 Sep 2019
OpenSUSE Leap 15.1 Is Performing Very Well On AMD EPYC   Operating Systems   29 May 2019
PostgreSQL 12 Performance With AMD EPYC 7742 vs. Intel...   Software   07 Oct 2019
AMD EPYC 7302 / 7402 / 7502 / 7742 Linux Performance...   Processors   17 Sep 2019
The Xeon vs. EPYC Performance With Intel's oneAPI...   Software   30 Sep 2019
An Extensive Look At The AMD Naples vs. Rome Power...   Processors   05 Dec 2019
ASRock Rack EPYCD8 Series Make For Great Value AMD...   Motherboards   14 Oct 2019

EPYC Linux News

NVIDIA RTX, AMD On Linux & Distro Performance...   Phoronix   01 Nov 2018
AMD Confirms Linux Performance Marginality Problem...   AMD   07 Aug 2017
Ryzen-Test & Stress-Run Make It Easy To Cause...   AMD   04 Aug 2017
For Now At Least AMD CPUs Are Also Reported As...   AMD   02 Jan 2018
Linux Will End Up Disabling x86 PTI For AMD Processors...   Linux Kernel   03 Jan 2018
Netflix Optimized FreeBSD's Network Stack More Than...   BSD   04 Nov 2019
Skype Goes After Reverse-Engineering   Free Software   28 Oct 2011
PHP 7.3 Performance Benchmarks Are Looking Good Days...   Free Software   24 Nov 2018
Sony Is Working On AMD Ryzen LLVM Compiler...   LLVM   19 May 2018
Summing Up The AMD EPYC 7742 2P Performance In One...   AMD   08 Aug 2019
Linux 4.15 Is A Huge Update For Both AMD CPU &...   AMD   18 Nov 2017
The Most Interesting Highlights To The Linux 5.0...   Linux Kernel   22 Feb 2019
Linux 4.15 Is Shaping Up To be An Exciting Kernel,...   Linux Kernel   15 Oct 2017
The Most Interesting Features Of The Linux 4.14 Kernel   Linux Kernel   05 Nov 2017
The Big Changes So Far For The Linux 4.15 Kernel -...   Linux Kernel   19 Nov 2017
Some Of The Features Coming To The Linux 4.16 Kernel   Linux Kernel   21 Jan 2018
PHP 7.2 Provides Modest Performance Boost Over PHP 7.1   Free Software   05 Dec 2017
From The Linux Perspective: What I Am Most Looking...   Linux Kernel   02 Jan 2019
Keeping The Ryzen Threadripper Busy With An Array Of...   AMD   28 Aug 2017
Clear Linux Shedding More Light On Their...   Clear Linux   04 Apr 2018
The Linux Kernel Has Grown By 225k Lines of Code So...   Linux Kernel   16 Sep 2018
GCC 9.1 Released As Huge Compiler Update With D...   GNU   03 May 2019
AMD Retpoline Benchmarks From FX To Threadripper &...   AMD   16 Jan 2018
Building The Default x86_64 Linux Kernel In Just 16...   Linux Kernel   14 Aug 2019
FreeBSD Looks At Making Wayland Support Available By...   BSD   22 Dec 2017
AMD Zen Temperature Monitoring On Linux Is Working...   AMD   19 Sep 2017
Test Driving A 64-Thread POWER9 Workstation, Initial...   Hardware   28 Mar 2018
AMD Publishes Zen 2 Compiler Patch "znver2"...   AMD   31 Oct 2018
AMD Did NOT Disable Branch Prediction With A Zen...   AMD   06 Jan 2018
AMD Zen CPU Microcode Added To Linux-Firmware Tree,...   AMD   20 May 2018
PHP 7.2 Benchmarks, Performance Of PHP 5.3 To PHP 7.2...   Free Software   13 Nov 2017
A Look At The Many Features On The Table For The...   Linux Kernel   20 Oct 2018
Linux 4.19 I/O Scheduler SSD Benchmarks With Kyber,...   Hardware   29 Nov 2018
AMD Threadripper Is Looking Good, At Least Under...   AMD   10 Aug 2017
Some Windows Server 2016 vs. Linux Network Benchmarks   Operating Systems   15 Mar 2018
AMD CES 2019 Keynote: Say Hello To Radeon 7 As 2nd Gen...   AMD   09 Jan 2019
Some Initial PostgreSQL 11.0 Database Benchmarks   Free Software   19 Oct 2018
How Can AMD EPYC "Rome" 7002 Series Be Even...   AMD   08 Aug 2019
AMD EPYC Is Running Well On Linux 5.1 Too -...   AMD   12 Apr 2019
Some Of What You Can Look Forward To With Linux 4.13   Linux Kernel   01 Jul 2017
The New Compiler Features & Changes Of GCC 8   GNU   22 Nov 2017
The Changes So Far For The Linux 4.14 Kernel: Zstd,...   Linux Kernel   10 Sep 2017
AMD EPYC Is Running Well On Linux 4.15   AMD   20 Nov 2017
Looking At Why Linux 5.0 Is Running Slower For Apache...   Linux Kernel   27 Feb 2019
Noctua Air Cooling With The AMD Ryzen Threadripper...   AMD   03 Nov 2018
DragonFlyBSD Replacing Their 48-Core Opteron...   BSD   25 Jul 2019
AMD Secure Encrypted Virtualization Is Ready To Roll...   Virtualization   19 Jan 2018
SUSE Developer Working On AMD Zen Tuning For GCC   SUSE   05 Oct 2017
It Looks Like AMD's Linux Developers Have Begun Work...   AMD   25 Oct 2018
Noctua's NH-U9 TR4-SP3 Is Still The Best 4U EPYC /...   AMD   17 Feb 2019
There's Now A Patch Adding Ryzen / AMD Zen Temperature...   Linux Kernel   07 Sep 2017
Looking Ahead To AMD Ryzen Mobile On Linux   AMD   26 Oct 2017
Intel's Open-Source VP9 Video Encoder Just Scored A...   Intel   08 Sep 2019
Linux 4.15 Will Have A Scheduler Change To Benefit AMD...   AMD   02 Nov 2017
AMD Secure Processor & Ryzen Chipsets Reportedly...   AMD   13 Mar 2018
AMD CPUs Are Potentially Vulnerable To Spectre /...   Linux Security   12 Jan 2018
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 Reaches General...   Red Hat   07 May 2019
AMD Zen 2 Improvements For LLVM Have Been Held Up For...   AMD   19 Oct 2019
Changes That You Won't Find In Linux 4.13   Linux Kernel   14 Jul 2017
Threadripper 2, Spectre, Steam Play / Proton &...   Phoronix   31 Aug 2018
Some FreeBSD Users Are Still Running Into Random...   BSD   21 Jan 2018
XFS RAID0 Benchmarks Across Twenty SSDs vs. EXT4 &...   Linux Storage   27 Dec 2018
Some AMD CPUs Might Lose RdRand Randomness Following...   AMD   07 May 2019
AMD Next Horizon: Zen 2, 7nm Vega, AMD On Amazon EC2   AMD   06 Nov 2018
Maximizing HEVC/VP9/AV1 Video Encoding On Intel Xeon...   Intel   06 Apr 2019
Clear Linux Can Run On AMD's EPYC Platform With...   Clear Linux   29 Sep 2017
AMD Sends Out Linux Temperature Driver Patches For Zen...   AMD   02 Nov 2018
Features You Won't Find With The Mainline Linux 4.15...   Linux Kernel   28 Nov 2017
AMD Submits Initial AMDGPU Graphics Driver...   Radeon   25 Jan 2019
AMD Publishes Platform QoS Patches For Next-Gen...   AMD   24 Sep 2018
Ryzen Stability Issues Are Still Affecting Some...   BSD   23 Apr 2018
Hands On With The Tyan Thunder GT24EB7106; Building...   Hardware   18 Aug 2017
PHP 7.3-RC1 Released, Benchmarks Looking Good For This...   Free Software   16 Sep 2018
Linux 4.14 Is Up To Around 23.2 Million Lines Of Code   Linux Kernel   24 Sep 2017
Samsung 860 EVO 2TB SSD - A Great Drive For A Growing...   Hardware   04 Nov 2018
Linux 4.14 Ensures The "Core Performance...   AMD   17 Oct 2017
Linux CoC, Debian, Speck & Kernel Happenings...   Free Software   28 Dec 2018
Some Early Tests Of Linux 4.18 On AMD EPYC   Linux Kernel   03 Jul 2018
AMD Is Hiring For Coreboot Development, Sponsoring...   AMD   30 Aug 2019
AMD LeMaker Cello Board Finally Ships To Some   AMD   01 Jun 2017
AMD Secure Processor Support In Linux 4.14   AMD   06 Sep 2017
The Many Interesting Changes & Features So Far For...   Linux Kernel   29 Oct 2018
OpenBSD Security, DragonFly + Threadripper, TrueOS...   BSD   30 Dec 2018
AMD Talks Up Vega Frontier Edition, Epyc, Zen 2,...   AMD   16 May 2017
SVT-AV1 Can Now Achieve 1080p @ 60 FPS AV1 Video...   Intel   20 Mar 2019
Updated AMD Zen Scheduler Model Lands For LLVM 6.0   AMD   31 Aug 2017
Linux 4.16, Ubuntu 18.04 & Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Have...   Phoronix   31 Mar 2018
AMD Optimizing C/C++ Compiler 1.3 Brings More Zen...   AMD   17 Nov 2018
The Most Popular AMD/Radeon Linux News Of 2018   AMD   26 Dec 2018
AMD EPYC, Linux 4.14, Librem 5, RX Vega & The...   Phoronix   01 Oct 2017
A Look At The LLVMpipe OpenGL Performance On Mesa 19.0...   Mesa   16 Dec 2018
Raven Ridge Desktop APUs Come Out Tomorrow, The Likely...   AMD   11 Feb 2018
DragonFlyBSD Finalizes Its Ryzen Workaround   BSD   12 Aug 2017
Running Some Fresh GCC 8.0 Compiler Benchmarks On AMD...   AMD   31 Oct 2017
The "Chinese EPYC" Hygon Dhyana CPU Support...   AMD   23 Sep 2018
A 3.3x Performance Improvement For FLAC Audio Encoding...   Hardware   20 Jul 2018
Qualcomm Centriq 2400 Series ARM Server CPUs...   Arm   08 Nov 2017
RMS Comments, GRUB, Libreboot & GCC Dominated GNU...   GNU   09 Dec 2017
Ryzen 7, Threadripper & Radeon RX Vega Generated A...   Phoronix   01 Sep 2017
PHP 7.4-RC1 Released With The Performance Looking Real...   Programming   08 Sep 2019