[ubuntu-studio-devel] Studio 19.04 vs XUBUNTU 19.04 vs dual quad Xeon

Len Ovens len at ovenwerks.net
Wed Jul 10 15:08:33 UTC 2019

On Wed, 10 Jul 2019, Len Ovens wrote:

> On Mon, 8 Jul 2019, Mike Squires wrote:
>> My desktop is a Supermicro X7DAE dual quad core Xeon (2Ghz), with a 1TB 
>> RAID 1 boot device and a single 4 TB archive device running off a 3ware 
>> 9750 PCI-E card.  A second RAID 5 array running off an older 3ware 9550 
>> PCI-X card is currently off line (drives pulled).  Video is a ATI/AMD 5500 
>> PCI-E card.
>> History:
>> Ubuntu Studio (using "Studio) afterwards) 16 ran fine; v 18 was extremely 
>> slow once installed, taking many minutes to complete simple tasks.  I ran 
>> 19.04 but although faster than 18 it was still much slower than 16.
>> I have since switched to XUBUNTU 19 on the same hardware, speed is OK.
> I do not know the Xeons well. I do know that much of the RT patches that have

I forgot to mention: The big difference between what I have and your setup 
is that I am using an Intel GPU. I would not think that is a problem in 
this case... but one never knows. I know there are multi processor boards 
for Xeons... I wonder about a board with an i* and a xeon with the i* 
doing the desktop and the Xeon doing "interesting" stuff.

Len Ovens

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