SPEC® CINT2006 Result

Copyright 2006-2012 Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation

IBM Corporation

IBM Power 520 (4.7 GHz, 4 core, SLES)

CPU2006 license: 11 Test date: Mar-2009
Test sponsor: IBM Corporation Hardware Availability: May-2009
Tested by: IBM Corporation Software Availability: Mar-2009
Benchmark results graph
Hardware
CPU Name: POWER6+
CPU Characteristics:
CPU MHz: 4700
FPU: Integrated
CPU(s) enabled: 4 cores, 2 chips, 2 cores/chip, 2 threads/core
CPU(s) orderable: 2,4 cores
Primary Cache: 64 KB I + 64 KB D on chip per core
Secondary Cache: 4 MB I+D on chip per core
L3 Cache: 32 MB I+D off chip per chip
Other Cache: None
Memory: 32 GB (8x4 GB) DDR2 667 MHz
Disk Subsystem: 2x146 GB SAS 15K RPM
Other Hardware: None
Software
Operating System: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
Compiler: IBM XL C/C++ for Linux, V10.1
Updated with the Mar2009 PTF.
Auto Parallel: No
File System: ext3
System State: Run Level 3 (Multi-User)
Base Pointers: 32-bit
Peak Pointers: 32/64-bit
Other Software: -Post-Link Optimization for Linux on
POWER, Version 5.4.0-21
-MicroQuill SmartHeap 8.1

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.
400.perlbench 8 1055 74.1 1056 74.0 1054 74.2 8 874 89.5 873 89.5 873 89.5
401.bzip2 8 865 89.2 865 89.2 865 89.2 8 769 100   770 100   769 100  
403.gcc 8 639 101   638 101   642 100   8 586 110   587 110   587 110  
429.mcf 8 447 163   447 163   447 163   8 442 165   442 165   441 165  
445.gobmk 8 865 97.0 866 96.9 866 96.9 8 688 122   688 122   688 122  
456.hmmer 8 877 85.1 880 84.8 877 85.1 8 608 123   610 122   608 123  
458.sjeng 8 1044 92.7 1040 93.1 1039 93.1 8 943 103   942 103   941 103  
462.libquantum 8 1167 142   1167 142   1169 142   4 265 312   265 312   265 313  
464.h264ref 8 1039 170   1041 170   1045 169   8 987 179   987 179   988 179  
471.omnetpp 8 717 69.7 717 69.8 717 69.8 8 698 71.7 696 71.8 696 71.8
473.astar 8 758 74.0 758 74.1 758 74.1 8 668 84.1 664 84.5 665 84.5
483.xalancbmk 8 458 121   458 121   458 121   8 436 127   436 127   436 127  

Submit Notes

The config file option 'submit' was used.
Benchmarks bound to a processor using numactl on the submit command.

General Notes

 kernel release 2.6.27.19-5-ppc64.
 See flags file for details on following settings.
 ulimit -s (stack) set to 1048576.
 System configured with libhugetlbfs library for application access to large pages
 Large pages reserved as follows by root user:
     echo 530 > /proc/sys/vm/nr_hugepages
 Environment variables set before executing benchmarks.
     export HUGETLB_VERBOSE=0
     export HUGETLB_MORECORE=yes
     export XLFRTEOPTS=intrinthds=1
 IBM Post-Link Optimization tool was used for these benchmarks, with options:
   400.perlbench : "-imullX" (instrumentation phase), "-O4 -omullX" (optimization phase)
   401.bzip2 : same as 400.perlbench
   403.gcc : same as 400.perlbench
   456.hmmer : same as 400.perlbench
   458.sjeng : same as 400.perlbench
   483.xalancbmk : same as 400.perlbench
   429.mcf : "-imullX" (instrumentation phase), "-bf -dp -hr -las -pca -RC -RD
            -rmte -si -tlo -A 64 -isf 104 -lu 8 -rt 0.16
            -hrf 0.18 -ihf 40 -sdp 6 -sdpms 128 -shci 65 -si -sidf 45 -omullX" (optimization phase)
   445.gobmk : "-imullX" (instrumentation phase), "-q -O3 -A 32 -omullX" (optimization phase)
   462.libquantum : "-imullX" (instrumentation phase), "-bf -dp -lro -nop -RC -RD -tb -tlo -vro -A 4
            -isf 88 -lu 8 -hrf 0.10 -sdp 4 -lun 27 -omullX" (optimization phase)
   473.astar : "-imullX" (instrumentation phase), "-O4 -omullX -see 1" (optimization phase)
   464.h264ref : "-O4" (optimization phase)

Base Compiler Invocation

C benchmarks:

 xlc   -qlanglvl=extc99 

C++ benchmarks:

 xlC 

Base Portability Flags

400.perlbench:  -DSPEC_CPU_LINUX_PPC 
462.libquantum:  -DSPEC_CPU_LINUX 
464.h264ref:  -qchars=signed 
483.xalancbmk:  -DSPEC_CPU_LINUX 

Base Optimization Flags

C benchmarks:

 -O5   -qarch=pwr6   -qtune=pwr6   -qalias=noansi   -qalloca   -lhugetlbfs 

C++ benchmarks:

 -O5   -qarch=pwr6   -qtune=pwr6   -qrtti   -lsmartheap 

Base Other Flags

C benchmarks:

 -qipa=noobject   -qipa=threads 

C++ benchmarks:

 -qipa=noobject   -qipa=threads 

Peak Compiler Invocation

C benchmarks:

 xlc   -qlanglvl=extc99 

C++ benchmarks:

 xlC 

Peak Portability Flags

400.perlbench:  -DSPEC_CPU_LINUX_PPC 
403.gcc:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
462.libquantum:  -DSPEC_CPU_LINUX 
464.h264ref:  -qchars=signed 
483.xalancbmk:  -DSPEC_CPU_LINUX 

Peak Optimization Flags

C benchmarks:

400.perlbench:  -Wl,-q   -qpdf1(pass 1)   -qpdf2(pass 2)   -O4   -qarch=pwr6   -qtune=pwr6   -qalias=noansi   -lsmartheap 
401.bzip2:  -Wl,-q   -qpdf1(pass 1)   -qpdf2(pass 2)   -O3   -qarch=pwr6   -qtune=pwr6   -lhugetlbfs 
403.gcc:  -Wl,-q   -qpdf1(pass 1)   -qpdf2(pass 2)   -O4   -qarch=pwr6   -qtune=pwr6   -qalloca   -q64   -lhugetlbfs 
429.mcf:  -Wl,-q   -O5   -qarch=pwr6   -qtune=pwr6   -qnoenablevmx   -lhugetlbfs 
445.gobmk:  -Wl,-q   -qpdf1(pass 1)   -qpdf2(pass 2)   -O4   -qarch=pwr6   -qtune=pwr6   -qnoenablevmx   -lhugetlbfs 
456.hmmer:  -Wl,-q   -qpdf1(pass 1)   -qpdf2(pass 2)   -O5   -qarch=pwr6   -qtune=pwr6   -lhugetlbfs 
458.sjeng:  -Wl,-q   -O5   -qarch=pwr6   -qtune=pwr6   -lhugetlbfs 
462.libquantum:  -Wl,-q   -qpdf1(pass 1)   -qpdf2(pass 2)   -O5   -qarch=pwr6   -qtune=pwr6   -qnoenablevmx   -q64   -lhugetlbfs 
464.h264ref:  -Wl,-q   -qpdf1(pass 1)   -qpdf2(pass 2)   -O5   -qarch=pwr6   -qtune=pwr6   -q64   -lhugetlbfs 

C++ benchmarks:

471.omnetpp:  -qpdf1(pass 1)   -qpdf2(pass 2)   -O4   -qarch=pwr6   -qtune=pwr6   -qrtti   -lsmartheap 
473.astar:  -Wl,-q   -qpdf1(pass 1)   -qpdf2(pass 2)   -O4   -qarch=pwr6   -qtune=pwr6   -qnoenablevmx   -lsmartheap 
483.xalancbmk:  -Wl,-q   -O5   -qarch=pwr6   -qtune=pwr6   -lsmartheap 

Peak Other Flags

C benchmarks:

 -qipa=noobject   -qipa=threads 

C++ benchmarks:

 -qipa=noobject   -qipa=threads 

The flags file that was used to format this result can be browsed at
http://www.spec.org/cpu2006/flags/IBM-Linux-XL.html.

You can also download the XML flags source by saving the following link:
http://www.spec.org/cpu2006/flags/IBM-Linux-XL.xml.