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.org

Calxeda Claims 15x Advantage Over Intel Xeon

Hardware

Published on 20 June 2012 12:52 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware
16 Comments

Calxeda has put out its first benchmark of their forthcoming Calxeda ARM Server. The company is claiming a 15x performance-per-Watt advantage over a recent Intel Xeon CPU.

Right now there's just a lone benchmark result published: Apache. This benchmark is also for just a single 5-Watt Calxeda ARM server rather than one of their 192-core servers or any other crazy configuration.

The single Calxeda EnergyCore ECX-1000 is operating at 1.1GHz with 4GB of low-power DDR3-1066MHz memory, Gigabit Ethernet, and is attached to a 250GB SATA HDD. Ubuntu 12.04 LTS was running on the hardware.

Calxeda says the average power consumption was 5.26 Watts and for Apache delivered a 15x advantage over an Intel Xeon E3-1240 that had an average power consumption of 102 Watts.

The result and additional information was published to ARMServers.com.

If you didn't see already, be sure to check out the 12-Core ARM Cluster Benchmarked Against Intel Atom, Ivy Bridge, AMD Fusion results and Building A 96-Core Ubuntu ARM Solar-Powered Cluster.

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 .
Latest Articles & Reviews
  1. Khronos Group Announces Vulkan, OpenCL 2.1, SPIR-V
  2. Samsung 850 EVO SSD Linux Benchmarks
  3. Kubuntu 15.04 Is Turning Out Quite Nice, Good Way To Try Out The Latest KDE
  4. 5-Way Linux Distribution Comparison On The Core i3 NUC
  5. OCZ ARC 100 Linux SSD Benchmarks
  6. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Works Great As A Linux Ultrabook
Latest Linux News
  1. The Khronos Group's Vulkan, SPIR-V & OpenCL 2.1 Presentations
  2. Valve Developed An Intel Linux Vulkan GPU Driver
  3. Valve Starts Listing The Steam Machines In The Steam Store
  4. Ubuntu Will Start Booting With Systemd Next Monday
  5. A Brand New Linux Network Stack Proposed: Linux XIA
  6. Niche Drivers Get Ported To Atomic Mode-Setting For Linux 4.1
  7. openSUSE Tumbleweed Continues Ascending
  8. Open-Source SPIR-V Reader & Writer Written In Java
  9. LunarGLASS Adds Experimental SPIR-V Front-End
  10. The New Open-Source Linux Test Farm Is Almost Operational
Most Viewed News This Week
  1. Confirmed: Vulkan Is The Next-Gen Graphics API
  2. Xfce 4.12 Released After Nearly Three Years Of Work
  3. 8cc: A Small C11 Compiler
  4. Unreal Engine Made Free By Epic Games
  5. Canonical's Latest Demo Of Ubuntu Unity 8 Convergence In Action
  6. Mozilla Thunderbird Adoption Climbs, Thunderbird 38 In May
  7. VLC 2.2 "Weathermax" Brings Better VP9 & H.265 Support
  8. Features Coming For The Imminent Xfce 4.12 Release