GCC 4.7 Compiler Performance On AMD FX-8150 Bulldozer

Written by Michael Larabel in Software on 6 April 2012. Page 6 of 6. 7 Comments
GCC 4.7 AMD Bulldozer
GCC 4.7 AMD Bulldozer

The Minion performance on GCC 4.7 is mixed.

GCC 4.7 AMD Bulldozer

The Nero2D performance regresses on the AMD hardware with GCC 4.7.0.

GCC 4.7 AMD Bulldozer

At least the Smallpt path-tracing benchmark is slightly ahead.

More AMD Bulldozer benchmarks looking at where things are at on LLVM/Clang along with other compiler tuning options will be published soon.

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