SPEC® CFP2006 Result

Copyright 2006-2012 Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation

Dell Inc.

PowerEdge M600 (Intel Xeon E5420, 2.50 GHz)

CPU2006 license: 55 Test date: Sep-2008
Test sponsor: Dell Inc. Hardware Availability: Sep-2008
Tested by: Dell Inc. Software Availability: Nov-2008
Benchmark results graph
Hardware
CPU Name: Intel Xeon E5420
CPU Characteristics:
CPU MHz: 2500
FPU: Integrated
CPU(s) enabled: 8 cores, 2 chips, 4 cores/chip
CPU(s) orderable: 1,2 chips
Primary Cache: 32 KB I + 32 KB D on chip per core
Secondary Cache: 12 MB I+D on chip per chip, 6 MB shared / 2 cores
L3 Cache: None
Other Cache: None
Memory: 16 GB (8 x 2 GB 667 MHz ECC CL5 FB-DIMM)
Disk Subsystem: 1 x 80 GB 5400 RPM SATA
Other Hardware: None
Software
Operating System: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (x86_64) SP2,
Kernel 2.6.16-60.0.21-smp
Compiler: Intel C++ and Fortran Compiler 11.0 for Linux
Build 20080730 Package ID: l_cc_b_11.0.042,
l_fc_b_11.0.042
Auto Parallel: Yes
File System: ReiserFS
System State: Run level 3 (multi-user)
Base Pointers: 64-bit
Peak Pointers: 32/64-bit
Other Software: Binutils 2.18.50.0.7.20080502

Results Table

Benchmark Base Peak
Copies Seconds Ratio Seconds Ratio Seconds Ratio Copies Seconds Ratio Seconds Ratio Seconds Ratio
Results appear in the order in which they were run. Bold underlined text indicates a median measurement.
410.bwaves 8 3349 32.5 3216 33.8 3216 33.8 4 1620 33.6 1621 33.5 1622 33.5
416.gamess 8 1056 148   1053 149   1051 149   8 1033 152   1033 152   1031 152  
433.milc 8 1998 36.8 1998 36.8 1998 36.8 8 1992 36.9 1992 36.9 1991 36.9
434.zeusmp 8 1025 71.0 1024 71.1 1023 71.1 8 1002 72.7 1010 72.1 1009 72.2
435.gromacs 8 454 126   455 126   455 126   8 450 127   452 127   452 126  
436.cactusADM 8 1205 79.3 1207 79.2 1207 79.2 1 120 99.4 120 99.4 120 99.3
437.leslie3d 8 2486 30.2 2499 30.1 2500 30.1 4 1184 31.8 1204 31.2 1204 31.2
444.namd 8 594 108   594 108   593 108   8 597 107   598 107   606 106  
447.dealII 8 724 126   722 127   749 122   8 724 126   747 123   754 121  
450.soplex 8 1794 37.2 1795 37.2 1795 37.2 8 1620 41.2 1620 41.2 1621 41.2
453.povray 8 261 163   256 166   257 165   8 216 197   216 197   217 196  
454.calculix 8 472 140   474 139   470 141   8 478 138   473 140   472 140  
459.GemsFDTD 8 3077 27.6 3075 27.6 3077 27.6 8 3086 27.5 3086 27.5 3087 27.5
465.tonto 8 764 103   765 103   765 103   8 716 110   716 110   716 110  
470.lbm 8 4069 27.0 4067 27.0 4067 27.0 4 1459 37.7 1456 37.7 1457 37.7
481.wrf 8 1773 50.4 1787 50.0 1781 50.2 8 1773 50.4 1787 50.0 1781 50.2
482.sphinx3 8 2278 68.4 2304 67.7 2309 67.5 4 883 88.3 878 88.7 902 86.5

Submit Notes

The config file option 'submit' was used.

Operating System Notes

 'ulimit -s unlimited' was used to set the stack size to unlimited prior to run

Platform Notes

 BIOS Settings:
 Hardware Prefetcher = Disabled (Default = Enabled)
 Adjacent Cache Line Prefetch = Disabled (Default = Enabled)

General Notes

 All benchmarks compiled in 64-bit mode except 437.leslie3d, 450.soplex
 and 482.sphinx3, at peak, are compiled in 32-bit mode
 taskset was used to bind processes to cores except
 for 436.cactusADM peak
 OMP_NUM_THREADS set to number of processors
 KMP_AFFINITY set to "physical,0"
 KMP_STACKSIZE set to 64M

Base Compiler Invocation

C benchmarks:

 icc 

C++ benchmarks:

 icpc 

Fortran benchmarks:

 ifort 

Benchmarks using both Fortran and C:

 icc   ifort 

Base Portability Flags

410.bwaves:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
416.gamess:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
433.milc:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
434.zeusmp:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
435.gromacs:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64   -nofor_main 
436.cactusADM:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64   -nofor_main 
437.leslie3d:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
444.namd:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
447.dealII:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
450.soplex:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
453.povray:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
454.calculix:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64   -nofor_main 
459.GemsFDTD:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
465.tonto:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
470.lbm:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
481.wrf:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64   -DSPEC_CPU_CASE_FLAG   -DSPEC_CPU_LINUX 
482.sphinx3:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 

Base Optimization Flags

C benchmarks:

 -xSSE4.1   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -opt-prefetch 

C++ benchmarks:

 -xSSE4.1   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -opt-prefetch 

Fortran benchmarks:

 -xSSE4.1   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -opt-prefetch 

Benchmarks using both Fortran and C:

 -xSSE4.1   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -opt-prefetch 

Peak Compiler Invocation

C benchmarks (except as noted below):

 icc 
482.sphinx3:  /opt/intel/Compiler/11.0/042/bin/ia32/icc   -L/opt/intel/Compiler/11.0/042/ipp/ia32/lib   -I/opt/intel/Compiler/11.0/042/ipp/ia32/include 

C++ benchmarks (except as noted below):

 icpc 
450.soplex:  /opt/intel/Compiler/11.0/042/bin/ia32/icpc   -L/opt/intel/Compiler/11.0/042/ipp/ia32/lib   -I/opt/intel/Compiler/11.0/042/ipp/ia32/include 

Fortran benchmarks (except as noted below):

 ifort 
437.leslie3d:  /opt/intel/Compiler/11.0/042/bin/ia32/ifort   -L/opt/intel/Compiler/11.0/042/ipp/ia32/lib   -I/opt/intel/Compiler/11.0/042/ipp/ia32/include 

Benchmarks using both Fortran and C:

 icc   ifort 

Peak Portability Flags

410.bwaves:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
416.gamess:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
433.milc:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
434.zeusmp:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
435.gromacs:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64   -nofor_main 
436.cactusADM:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64   -nofor_main 
444.namd:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
447.dealII:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
453.povray:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
454.calculix:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64   -nofor_main 
459.GemsFDTD:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
465.tonto:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
470.lbm:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
481.wrf:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64   -DSPEC_CPU_CASE_FLAG   -DSPEC_CPU_LINUX 

Peak Optimization Flags

C benchmarks:

433.milc:  -prof-gen(pass 1)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -xSSE4.1   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -fno-alias 
470.lbm:  -xSSE4.1   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -opt-prefetch   -auto-ilp32 
482.sphinx3:  -xSSE4.1   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -unroll2 

C++ benchmarks:

444.namd:  -prof-gen(pass 1)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -xSSE4.1   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -fno-alias   -auto-ilp32 
447.dealII:  -prof-gen(pass 1)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -xSSE4.1   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -unroll2   -ansi-alias   -scalar-rep- 
450.soplex:  -prof-gen(pass 1)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -xSSE4.1   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -opt-malloc-options=3 
453.povray:  -prof-gen(pass 1)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -xSSE4.1   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -unroll4   -ansi-alias 

Fortran benchmarks:

410.bwaves:  -xSSE4.1   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -opt-prefetch 
416.gamess:  -prof-gen(pass 1)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -xSSE4.1   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -unroll2   -Ob0   -ansi-alias   -scalar-rep- 
434.zeusmp:  -prof-gen(pass 1)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -xSSE4.1   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static 
437.leslie3d:  -prof-gen(pass 1)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -xSSE4.1   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -opt-malloc-options=3   -opt-prefetch 
459.GemsFDTD:  -prof-gen(pass 1)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -xSSE4.1   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -unroll2   -Ob0   -opt-prefetch 
465.tonto:  -prof-gen(pass 1)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -xSSE4.1   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -unroll4   -auto 

Benchmarks using both Fortran and C:

435.gromacs:  -prof-gen(pass 1)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -xSSE4.1   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -opt-prefetch   -auto-ilp32 
436.cactusADM:  -prof-gen(pass 1)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -xSSE4.1   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -unroll2   -opt-prefetch   -parallel   -auto-ilp32 
454.calculix:  -xSSE4.1   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -auto-ilp32 
481.wrf:  basepeak = yes 

The flags files that were used to format this result can be browsed at
http://www.spec.org/cpu2006/flags/Intel-ic11.0-fp-linux64-revA.20090713.05.html,
http://www.spec.org/cpu2006/flags/Intel-Linux64-Platform.20090713.02.html.

You can also download the XML flags sources by saving the following links:
http://www.spec.org/cpu2006/flags/Intel-ic11.0-fp-linux64-revA.20090713.05.xml,
http://www.spec.org/cpu2006/flags/Intel-Linux64-Platform.20090713.02.xml.