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 5 of 8. 33 Comments
AMD EPYC vs. Intel Xeon vs. POWER9 Linux Benchmarks

The POWER9 Talos II was performing well with the C-Ray multi-threaded ray-tracer but had come up shy of the dual EPYC 7601 server.

AMD EPYC vs. Intel Xeon vs. POWER9 Linux Benchmarks

And in the POV-Ray ray-tracer, the POWER9 box also slipped behind the dual Xeon Gold server.

AMD EPYC vs. Intel Xeon vs. POWER9 Linux Benchmarks

The Primesieve performance could benefit from more POWER9 optimizations.

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

The Rust Mandelbrot benchmark performed poorly with POWER9, but that certainly wasn't the case with the Rustlang Prime benchmark.

AMD EPYC vs. Intel Xeon vs. POWER9 Linux Benchmarks

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