A Look At The Open-Source Talos II POWER9 Performance Against x86_64 Server CPUs

Written by Michael Larabel in Computers on 27 November 2018. Page 3 of 8. 33 Comments
AMD EPYC vs. Intel Xeon vs. POWER9 Linux Benchmarks

One of the tests where POWER9 was running much slower is with the Java-based Bork encryption task.

AMD EPYC vs. Intel Xeon vs. POWER9 Linux Benchmarks

While in the Java-based DaCapo benchmarks, the POWER9 system was performing at least in line with the EPYC CPUs.

AMD EPYC vs. Intel Xeon vs. POWER9 Linux Benchmarks

The dual 22-core POWER9 system was almost matching the dual Xeon Gold performance in Fhourstones.

AMD EPYC vs. Intel Xeon vs. POWER9 Linux Benchmarks

The Numpy performance is another area where it would be beneficial for IBM engineers to further focus on for tuning the Linux performance for their processors.

AMD EPYC vs. Intel Xeon vs. POWER9 Linux Benchmarks
AMD EPYC vs. Intel Xeon vs. POWER9 Linux Benchmarks
AMD EPYC vs. Intel Xeon vs. POWER9 Linux Benchmarks

In the OpenMP-threaded GraphicsMagick application, the results were mixed.


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