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GCC 4.5 vs. 4.6 On AMD's FX-4100 Bulldozer

Michael Larabel

Published on 20 October 2011
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 5 of 5 - 37 Comments

More Bulldozer Linux benchmarks are on the way now that there's the AMD FX-8150 at hand for benchmarking, but as these benchmarks show, simply upgrading from GCC 4.5 to GCC 4.6 won't yield any real improvements for the new AMD processors when using the stock compiler flags. Some tuned compiler tests, a look at AVX on Bulldozer, and other articles are among what's coming up for the FX-8150 system.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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