Intel Broadwell: GCC 4.9 vs. LLVM Clang 3.5 Compiler Benchmarks
Written by Michael Larabel in Software on 30 January 2015. Page 4 of 4. 20 Comments

GCC generally leads over LLVM Clang by a small margin in various CPU-bound tests.

HINT had an unexpected win on Clang with this i7-5600U ThinkPad.

Well, there you have it for some LLVM Clang vs. GCC benchmarks. Unfortunately the results weren't very exciting nor fundamentally different from our recent compiler benchmarks on other (non-Broadwell) processors. You can find more compiler test data via this result file.

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