The GCC 4.7 compiler was released in 2012 with improved ARM compiler support, new compiler flags, Link-Time Optimization (LTO) improvements, Interprocedural Optimization improvements, C++11 language improvements, C11 language improvements, AMD Piledriver support, support for new Intel x86 extensions, and many other features and new target/hardware support.

GCC 4.7 Articles & Reviews

GCC 4.9 Compiler Benchmarks On A Dual-Core Haswell   Software   2013-12-24
GCC vs. LLVM Clang Is Mixed On The Ivy Bridge Extreme   Software   2013-10-13
GCC 4.8 vs. LLVM/Clang 3.3 On Intel's Core i7 4770K   Software   2013-06-21
LLVM/Clang 3.3 Very Competitive To GCC 4.8   Software   2013-04-07
LLVM/Clang 3.2 Compiler Competing With GCC   Software   2012-12-27
Benchmarking LLVM/Clang 3.2, GCC 4.8, DragonEgg Compilers   Software   2012-11-09
The Performance Between GCC Optimization Levels   Software   2012-10-13
GCC 4.7 AMD Bulldozer Compiler Tuning   Software   2012-09-24
GCC 4.7 Link-Time Optimization Performance   Software   2012-08-21
Preview: EKOPath Benchmarks On AMD's Bulldozer   Software   2012-04-28
AMD's FX-8150 Bulldozer Benefits From New Compilers, Tuning   Software   2012-04-18
GCC 4.7 Compiler Performance On AMD FX-8150 Bulldozer   Software   2012-04-06
Apple's LLVM 3.1 Clanging On Intel Sandy Bridge   Software   2012-04-02
Intel Sandy Bridge Shapes Up On GCC 4.7 Compiler   Software   2012-03-18
Benchmarks Of GCC 4.2 Through GCC 4.7 Compilers   Software   2011-12-02
AMD Bulldozer "bdver1" Compiler Performance   Software   2011-11-15

GCC 4.7 Linux & Open-Source News

ReactOS Upgrades Its Build Environment - Shifting To A Much Newer GCC Compiler   Operating Systems   2020-05-02
Mes Becomes An Official GNU Project, Mes 0.17 Released To Bootstrap GNU/Linux Distros   GNU   2018-08-27
DragonFlyBSD 4.2 Released: Brings Improved Graphics & New Compiler   BSD   2015-06-29
Qt 5.7 Will Make Use Of Modern C++11 Features   Qt   2015-06-23
DragonFlyBSD Pulls In GCC 5 Compiler   GNU   2015-04-17
The Most Popular Linux Benchmark Results On   Phoronix   2015-02-28
LibreOffice Continues Moving Along With C++11 Adoption   LibreOffice   2015-02-08
LLVM Preparing To Raise Its Visual Studio Requirements   LLVM   2015-01-31
New Ruby Benchmarks On GCC vs. LLVM Clang Compilers   LLVM   2014-12-17
Ruby Compiled With Clang Is Noticeably Faster Than GCC   LLVM   2014-12-12
Linux Benchmarks Of Intel's Edison Module   Intel   2014-12-05
Trying Link-Time Optimizations On GCC 4.10   GNU   2014-06-23
GCC 4.7.4 Released   GNU   2014-06-13
Oracle Solaris 11.2 Now Available In Beta Form   Oracle   2014-04-30
LLVM Leaps Ahead With Its Migration To C++11   LLVM   2014-03-01
LibreOffice Plans For C++11 / C++14 Development   LibreOffice   2014-02-13
LLVM Post-3.4 To Most Likely Depend Upon C++11   LLVM   2013-11-10
C11 Atomic Support Appears Ready For GCC   GNU   2013-11-05
LLVM Developers Bring Up Using C++11, Again   LLVM   2013-10-29
Running GCC 4.9 With Intel's Core i7 "Core-AVX2"   GNU   2013-06-27
LLVM Clang 3.3, Early Clang 3.4 Benchmarks   AMD   2013-06-23
Assessing The Current Intel Haswell Linux Experience   Intel   2013-06-21
Debian 8.0 "Jessie" Enters Development Sights   Debian   2013-05-09
What Was Striking On Phoronix Last Month   Phoronix   2013-05-01
DragonFlyBSD 3.4 Has New Packaging System, USB, Compiler   BSD   2013-04-30
Arch-Based Manjaro Linux Runs Against Ubuntu 13.04   Arch Linux   2013-04-24
GCC 4.7.3 Released With 118+ Bug-Fixes   GNU   2013-04-11
Intel Ultrabook: Fedora 18 vs. Ubuntu 13.04 Tests   Hardware   2013-04-04
Intel Ivy Bridge Optimization Benchmarks On GCC 4.8   GNU   2013-03-28
Intel Ivy Bridge Benchmarks On The GCC 4.8 Compiler   GNU   2013-03-25
Intel Core i7 Benchmarks On GCC 4.8.0   GNU   2013-03-23
C++ Doesn't Change The Speed Of GCC   GNU   2013-03-22
GCC 4.8.0 Release Candidate Now Available   GNU   2013-03-16
OpenSUSE 12.2 vs. 12.3 Linux Performance Tests   SUSE   2013-03-15
GCC Link-Time Optimizations On The ARM Cortex-A9   Arm   2013-03-02
Tilera Publishes TILE-Gx CPU Back-End To LLVM   LLVM   2013-03-02
GCC 4.8 To Bump Up Speed On NVIDIA's Tegra 3   GNU   2013-02-27
GCC Prepares Compiler Support For Intel Broadwell   GNU   2013-02-26
GCC 4.8 Compiler Performance On ARM Cortex-A15   GNU   2013-02-25
Gnash Flash Player Hasn't Seen A Release In One Year   GNU   2013-02-15
Link-Time Optimizations With GCC 4.8   GNU   2013-02-09
The Last Round Of Fedora 19 Feature Proposals   Fedora   2013-01-29
Fedora 18 vs. Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 13.04 Benchmarks   Fedora   2013-01-29
Optimizing Mesa Performance With Compiler Flags   Mesa   2013-01-27
Intel Still Tidying Up Linux Support For Haswell   Intel   2013-01-26
More Fedora 19 Feature Talk: BIND10, GCC 4.8, E17, Etc   Fedora   2013-01-16
GCW Zero: Another Linux Game Console Attempt   Linux Gaming   2013-01-13
The Most Popular Linux Benchmarks Of 2012   Phoronix   2012-12-30
SLAX 7.0 "Green Horn" Released: ~200MB KDE Linux OS   Operating Systems   2012-12-11
ARM Cortex-A15 GCC Compiler Tuning Performance   GNU   2012-12-04
More Open-Source Projects Eyeing Up C++11   KDE   2012-11-26
GCC 4.8 Has More Optimizations   GNU   2012-11-14
OpenSUSE 12.3 Being Prepped With Numerous Changes   SUSE   2012-11-08
GCC 4.8 Compiler Development Is Over   GNU   2012-11-06
GCC 5.0 Compiler Might Be On The Way   GNU   2012-11-05
Ubuntu 13.04 To Target The Linux 3.8 Kernel   Ubuntu   2012-10-31
Exciting This Month: Wayland, EXT4 & AMD   Phoronix   2012-10-30
LLVM/Clang vs. GCC On The Intel Atom With Linux   LLVM   2012-10-04
Slackware 14.0 Linux Released   Operating Systems   2012-09-28
GCC 4.5 Through 4.8 For AMD's Bulldozer   LLVM   2012-09-28
GCC 4.7.2 Compiler Released   GNU   2012-09-21
Clang'ed FreeBSD: Builds Quicker, Uses Way Less RAM   BSD   2012-09-05
openSUSE 12.2 Readies For Release Tomorrow   SUSE   2012-09-04
Qt Developers Reconsider MinGW For Qt 5.0   Free Software   2012-09-01
More Of What's Landing For The GCC 4.8 Compiler   GNU   2012-08-25
Fedora 17 Doesn't Change The Apple MacBook Pro   Apple   2012-08-24
Quad-Core ODROID-X Tested Against PlayStation 3   Hardware   2012-08-24
Link-Time Optimization To Speed Up The Linux Kernel   Intel   2012-08-19
openSUSE 12.2 RC1 Surfaces   SUSE   2012-07-13
Optimizing Marvell Graphics With iwMMXt   Programming   2012-07-06
PCC: Portable C Compiler Isn't Quick To Advance   Programming   2012-07-04
GCC 4.8 Compiler - Is It Faster Yet?   GNU   2012-06-24
GCC Update Brings More Than 100 Bug-Fixes   GNU   2012-06-14
Qt 5.0 Is Using More C++11 Features   Qt   2012-06-11
Clang Compiling Against GCC On Ubuntu ARM Linux   LLVM   2012-06-11
Fedora 17: Beefier Than Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?   Fedora   2012-06-08
Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" Alpha 1 Released   Ubuntu   2012-06-07
Preview: A Cheap 12-Core, 30-Watt Ubuntu Cluster   Ubuntu   2012-06-07
What's New In DragonEgg 3.1 For Optimizing GCC   GNU   2012-05-30
Fedora 17 Released With Its Quirky Announcement   Fedora   2012-05-29
Today Is Fedora's Beefy Miracle Day (F17 Release)   Fedora   2012-05-29
Ubuntu Plans For Linux x32 ABI Support   Ubuntu   2012-05-12
GCC vs. LLVM/Clang Compilers On ARMv7 Linux   LLVM   2012-05-09
GCC 4.6/4.7 vs. LLVM-Clang 3.0/3.1 Compilers   LLVM   2012-05-07
The Most Awesome But Least-Advertised F17 Feature   Free Software   2012-05-02
Ubuntu 12.10 Open For Development With GCC 4.7   Ubuntu   2012-04-30
Image Quality: Intel Ivy Bridge vs. Radeon Gallium3D   Intel   2012-04-28
Fedora 17 Beefy Miracle Goes Into Beta   Fedora   2012-04-17
LLVM 3.1 Branched For May Feature Release   LLVM   2012-04-17
openSUSE 12.2 Milestone 3 Brings Some Highlights   SUSE   2012-04-12
LF Collab 2012: Killing Blobs, Wayland, DTrace, Etc   Linux Events   2012-04-07
The Good Stuff Out Of GCC 4.7, C++11   GNU   2012-04-06
Fedora 17 Continues In The Tradition Of Delays   Fedora   2012-04-05
On Old Hardware, Think Twice About Ubuntu 12.04   Ubuntu   2012-03-28
Intel Core i7 AVX GCC Compiler Tuning Results   Intel   2012-03-23
GCC Turns 25 Years Old, GCC 4.7 Released   GNU   2012-03-22
LLVM 3.1 Will Be Released In May   LLVM   2012-03-22
openSUSE 12.2 Will Bring Plymouth, GRUB2, GCC 4.7   SUSE   2012-03-20
Talk Of GCC 5.0 To Be Modular, More Like LLVM   LLVM   2012-03-19
The Prominent Changes For The GCC 4.7 Compiler   GNU   2012-03-15
GCC 4.7 RC2 Released; The State Of C99 Support   GNU   2012-03-14
GCC 4.7 Release Candidate 1 Offers Many Changes   GNU   2012-03-03
It's Time To Start Thinking About GCC 4.8   GNU   2012-03-02
GCC 4.6.3 Released With 70+ Fixes   GNU   2012-03-01
GCC 4.7 Moves Along Into Stage 4   GNU   2012-01-29
Fedora 17 Gets Beefier: Another Round Of Features   Fedora   2012-01-16
Google To Go After Go-One In GCC 4.7 Compiler   Google   2012-01-14
Fedora 17 Has More Features: GIMP 2.8, GCC 4.7, oVirt, Etc   Fedora   2012-01-10
Apple Delays Release Of LLVM 3.0   LLVM   2011-11-16
Open64 5.0 Compiler Released w/ New Features   Programming   2011-11-10
GCC 4.7 Enters Stage 3, Ready By March Or April   GNU   2011-11-08
Open64 5.0 Compiler Release Is Coming Up   AMD   2011-10-31
GCC 4.6.2 Compiler Released   GNU   2011-10-27
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Opens Up, UDS Is Coming Soon   Ubuntu   2011-10-14
LLVM 3.0 Branches Today, D Likely Not Till GCC 4.8   LLVM   2011-10-14
The State Of GCC 4.7.0: Still Months Away   GNU   2011-09-13
Easy Parallel Programming: Cilk Plus Ported To GCC   GNU   2011-08-15
What's Coming Up For GCC 4.7   GNU   2011-08-15
GCC 4.6.1 Compiler Released   GNU   2011-06-27
GCC 4.6.1 RC Arrives; Official Release Not Far Off   GNU   2011-06-20
GCC 4.6 Release Candidate Comes w/o P1 Regressions   GNU   2011-03-14
Digital Mars Is Wanting To Merge D Into GCC   GNU   2010-11-09