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AMD FX-8150 With The Open64 5.0 Compiler

Michael Larabel

Published on 16 November 2011
Written by Michael Larabel
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Slightly more time was needed to compile software under Open64 5.0 compared to Open64 4.2.4.

There are a few performance regressions in select benchmarks with Open64 5.0, but overall there was a slight performance improvement and quite a noticeable improvement in some compute tests. When using the "bdver1" compiler optimization flags, however, there was not any greater improvement in Open64 5.0 relative to the stock CFLAGS/CXXFLAGS.

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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