@geniusmusing When was the last time you had used them? I think some of it could have been chalked up to Linux immaturity
@geniusmusing That sounds odd when considering it's simply AMD vs Intel in that case. Are you sure that the AMD laptop didn't have a hard disk and the Intel one has an SSD?
@geniusmusing If I'm being totally honest here, I think the MAJOR difference here that's affecting that would be the amount of cache available to the CPU
I'm not sure how much of a boost the hyperthreading on the Intel CPU can give too though, maybe about 30% faster if all else was the same?
I do think the specs can't be compared much
@geniusmusing I think it's partly because of the way marketing has trained us to believe that more clockspeed and cores is what matters most when realistically there are many other bottlenecks at play.
And even when all specs are the same, you can still get widely varying results due to different microcode, different manufacturing processes, different architectures even.
An ARM processor with identical specs to given Intel processor will certainly not perform the same way.
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