"As it's been a month since our last large Linux distribution
comparison (a 10-way Linux distribution battle), here are some fresh
benchmarks of six Linux distributions to see how their out-of-the-box
performance compares. From a Core i7 Broadwell system, the updated
versions of Clear Linux, Fedora 23, CentOS 7, openSUSE 42.1, Ubuntu
15.10, and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS were compared."
You do software updates to get the most from favourite programs right? Updating a motherboard BIOS can in a timely manner is also critical. The guide to Flashing a Motherboard BIOS spells out the often complicated steps in plain english. PCSTATS Tips