1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking Benchmarking Platform
Phoromatic Test Orchestration

11-Way Intel Ivy Bridge Compiler Comparison

Michael Larabel

Published on 30 May 2012
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 3 of 9 - 32 Comments

GCC 4.7 (and 4.8) are the fastest compilers for the MrBayes test with a notable boost past the GCC 4.6 series. The LLVM-based compilers were still slower with the slowest configuration being DragonEgg 3.0 and running through both the LLVM and GCC optimizers. Open64 and EKOPath failed to produce working binaries on Ivy Bridge for this benchmark.

The Blowfish performance was bad with LLVM's Clang since there is still no OpenMP support for the Apple-sponsored compiler... Hopefully it will finally materialize soon, but not yet for LLVM/Clang 3.1. EKOPath also did poorly for the reasons. DragonEgg was not any faster than vanilla GCC.

The VP8 libvpx results fluctuated a bit, but overall GCC still performed mighty fine.

Latest Linux News
  1. At Least Two Ubuntu Phone Announcements Expected In June
  2. Russia's Baikal Chips End Up Going For A MIPS CPU
  3. Mesa Git OpenGL Tests With Intel Ivy Bridge Graphics
  4. Blender 2.75 Allows For AMD OpenCL Support
  5. GNOME's Mutter 3.17.2 Adds X11/Wayland Clipboard Interoperation
  6. Wayland 1.8 RC2 Arrives Along With New Weston Compositor Release
  7. LLVM 3.7 Is Planned For A Late August Release
  8. The OpenGL ES 3.1 Foundation Is Being Laid In Mesa
  9. There Are 140k Benchmark Results So Far On LinuxBenchmarking.com
  10. LLVM 3.6.1 Brings R600 & MIPS Fixes
Latest Articles & Reviews
  1. Opening The Gates To Our Daily Open-Source Linux Benchmark Results
  2. The Latest Features For Linux Performance Management + Benchmark Monitoring
  3. Noctua NH-U12DX i4 + NF-F12
  4. Btrfs RAID 0/1 Benchmarks On The Linux 4.1 Kernel
Most Viewed News This Week
  1. The Linux 4.0 EXT4 RAID Corruption Bug Has Been Uncovered
  2. NVIDIA's Proprietary Driver Is Moving Closer With Kernel Mode-Setting
  3. Systemd 220 Has Finally Been Released
  4. Microsoft Open-Sources The Windows Communication Foundation
  5. Zapcc Claims To Be A "Much Faster C++ Compiler"
  6. LibreOffice 5.0 Beta 1 Released
  7. Another HTTPS Vulnerability Rattles The Internet
  8. OpenWRT 15.05 Preparing Improved Security & Better Networking