Does Mathematica run faster on linux than on windows?

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Of course on the same computer.
By the way,which vesion of linux is fast and stable?
 

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Mathematica, as well as matlab, can run faster signficantly faster on linux than on windows. Here is some benchmarks:

http://www2.staff.fh-vorarlberg.ac.at/~ku/karl/timings50.html

They got the most performance from gentoo linux, but if your new I wouldn't suggest it. SUSE linux is a good distro to start out with.
 
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Thank you very much!
 

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