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LLVM Clang 3.4 Is Running Very Well On AMD's High-End APU

Michael Larabel

Published on 1 February 2014
Written by Michael Larabel
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The Bullet Physics tests favored GCC 4.9 over LLVM Clang 3.4.

GCC 4.9 also had a strong win with HINT.

More of these GCC vs. Clang compiler benchmark results from AMD's A10-7850K Kaveri APU running Ubuntu Linux can be found on OpenBenchmarking.org via 1401278-PL-CLANGKAVE26. Coming up in the next few days will be similar Intel Haswell benchmarks to see whether LLVM Clang catching up (or outperforming) GCC 4.9 in several benchmarks is specific to AMD Steamroller processors or can also be found on other platforms.

For more details on these latest compilers see our many GCC 4.9 and LLVM 3.4 / Clang 3.4 articles on Phoronix. Going forward the LLVM Clang compiler will be benchmarked on a daily basis in our new automated test farm.

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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