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DragonEgg 3.0 Puts GCC & LLVM In One Bed

Michael Larabel

Published on 5 December 2011
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 5 of 5 - 11 Comments

DragonEgg causes the Traditional DES performance in John The Ripper to significantly regress while Clang 3.0 was performing on par with GCC 4.6.2.

While DES caused regressions, the MD5 test in John The Ripper was faster with the LLVM options -- Clang and DragonEgg.

The table was flipped around again with the Blowfish test, where the mainline GCC 4.6.2 compiler outperformed Clang and DragonEgg.

That covers the most interesting results. More data is available on OpenBenchmarking.org.

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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