Early GCC 7 Compiler Benchmarks On Linux: Some Performance Improvements
Written by Michael Larabel in Software on 12 September 2016. Page 4 of 4. 15 Comments

N-Queens is faster on GCC 7.0 than GCC 5 or GCC 6.

The Apache performance appears slightly faster when compiled under GCC 7.

For many more of these early GCC 5/6/7 compiler benchmarks, see this OpenBenchmarking.org result file. Aside from the performance changes, for an early look at some of the functionality improvements coming for GCC 7 see last month's tentative feature overview with the committed work as of the end of August.

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