SPEC® CINT2006 Result

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IBM Corporation

IBM System x 3550 M2 (Intel Xeon E5530)

CPU2006 license: 11 Test date: Jun-2009
Test sponsor: IBM Corporation Hardware Availability: Apr-2009
Tested by: IBM Corporation Software Availability: Feb-2009
Benchmark results graph
Hardware
CPU Name: Intel Xeon E5530
CPU Characteristics: Intel Turbo Boost Technology up to 2.66 GHz
CPU MHz: 2400
FPU: Integrated
CPU(s) enabled: 8 cores, 2 chips, 4 cores/chip, 2 threads/core
CPU(s) orderable: 1,2 chips
Primary Cache: 32 KB I + 32 KB D on chip per core
Secondary Cache: 256 KB I+D on chip per core
L3 Cache: 8 MB I+D on chip per chip
Other Cache: None
Memory: 24 GB (12 x 2 GB PC3-10600R, 2 Rank, running at
1066 MHz)
Disk Subsystem: 1 x 73 GB SAS, 15000 RPM
Other Hardware: None
Software
Operating System: SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (x86_64)
SP2 with Linux patch kernel 20090119,
Kernel 2.6.16.60-0.34-smp
Compiler: Intel C++ Compiler Professional 11.0 for Linux
Build 20090131 Package ID: l_cproc_p_11.0.080
Auto Parallel: No
File System: ReiserFS
System State: Run level 3 (multi-user)
Base Pointers: 32-bit
Peak Pointers: 32/64-bit
Other Software: Microquill SmartHeap V8.1
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.
400.perlbench 16 899 174 885 177 897 174 16 756 207 762 205 771 203
401.bzip2 16 1228 126 1251 123 1246 124 16 1185 130 1149 134 1184 130
403.gcc 16 809 159 805 160 817 158 16 795 162 814 158 827 156
429.mcf 16 677 216 674 217 672 217 8 318 229 324 225 318 230
445.gobmk 16 873 192 873 192 875 192 16 793 212 794 211 792 212
456.hmmer 16 1042 143 1027 145 1016 147 8 387 193 388 192 387 193
458.sjeng 16 1065 182 1064 182 1066 182 16 969 200 970 200 970 200
462.libquantum 16 527 629 528 628 527 629 16 528 628 530 626 528 628
464.h264ref 16 1436 247 1448 245 1450 244 16 1340 264 1327 267 1337 265
471.omnetpp 16 668 150 667 150 667 150 16 668 150 667 150 667 150
473.astar 16 887 127 889 126 888 127 16 797 141 798 141 798 141
483.xalancbmk 16 503 219 503 219 503 220 16 503 219 503 219 503 220

Submit Notes

The config file option 'submit' was used.
 numactl was used to bind copies to the cores

General Notes

 'ulimit -s unlimited' was used to set the stack size to unlimited prior to run
 Processor CPU C-States Enabled

Base Compiler Invocation

C benchmarks:

 icc 

C++ benchmarks:

 icpc 

Base Portability Flags

400.perlbench:  -DSPEC_CPU_LINUX_IA32 
462.libquantum:  -DSPEC_CPU_LINUX 
483.xalancbmk:  -DSPEC_CPU_LINUX 

Base Optimization Flags

C benchmarks:

 -xSSE4.2   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -inline-calloc   -opt-malloc-options=3   -opt-prefetch 

C++ benchmarks:

 -xSSE4.2   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -opt-prefetch   -Wl,-z,muldefs   -L/spec/cpu2006.1.1/lib -lsmartheap 

Base Other Flags

C benchmarks:

403.gcc:  -Dalloca=_alloca 

Peak Compiler Invocation

C benchmarks (except as noted below):

 icc 
401.bzip2:  /opt/intel/Compiler/11.0/080/bin/intel64/icc 
456.hmmer:  /opt/intel/Compiler/11.0/080/bin/intel64/icc 
458.sjeng:  /opt/intel/Compiler/11.0/080/bin/intel64/icc 

C++ benchmarks (except as noted below):

 icpc 
473.astar:  /opt/intel/Compiler/11.0/080/bin/intel64/icpc 

Peak Portability Flags

400.perlbench:  -DSPEC_CPU_LINUX_IA32 
401.bzip2:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
456.hmmer:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
458.sjeng:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
462.libquantum:  -DSPEC_CPU_LINUX 
473.astar:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
483.xalancbmk:  -DSPEC_CPU_LINUX 

Peak Optimization Flags

C benchmarks:

400.perlbench:  -xSSE4.2(pass 2)   -prof-gen(pass 1)   -ipo(pass 2)   -O3(pass 2)   -no-prec-div(pass 2)   -static(pass 2)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -ansi-alias   -opt-prefetch 
401.bzip2:  -xSSE4.2(pass 2)   -prof-gen(pass 1)   -ipo(pass 2)   -O3(pass 2)   -no-prec-div(pass 2)   -static(pass 2)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -opt-prefetch   -ansi-alias   -auto-ilp32 
403.gcc:  -xSSE4.2   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -inline-calloc   -opt-malloc-options=3 
429.mcf:  -xSSE4.2(pass 2)   -prof-gen(pass 1)   -ipo(pass 2)   -O3(pass 2)   -no-prec-div(pass 2)   -static(pass 2)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -opt-prefetch 
445.gobmk:  -xSSE4.2(pass 2)   -prof-gen(pass 1)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -O2   -ipo   -no-prec-div   -ansi-alias 
456.hmmer:  -xSSE4.2   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -unroll2   -ansi-alias   -auto-ilp32 
458.sjeng:  -xSSE4.2(pass 2)   -prof-gen(pass 1)   -ipo(pass 2)   -O3(pass 2)   -no-prec-div(pass 2)   -static(pass 2)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -unroll4   -auto-ilp32 
462.libquantum:  -xSSE4.2   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -opt-malloc-options=3   -opt-prefetch 
464.h264ref:  -xSSE4.2(pass 2)   -prof-gen(pass 1)   -ipo(pass 2)   -O3(pass 2)   -no-prec-div(pass 2)   -static(pass 2)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -unroll2   -ansi-alias 

C++ benchmarks:

471.omnetpp:  basepeak = yes 
473.astar:  -xSSE4.2(pass 2)   -prof-gen(pass 1)   -ipo(pass 2)   -O3(pass 2)   -no-prec-div(pass 2)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -ansi-alias   -opt-ra-region-strategy=routine   -auto-ilp32   -Wl,-z,muldefs   -L/spec/cpu2006.1.1/lib -lsmartheap64 
483.xalancbmk:  basepeak = yes 

Peak Other Flags

C benchmarks:

403.gcc:  -Dalloca=_alloca 

The flags file that was used to format this result can be browsed at
http://www.spec.org/cpu2006/flags/Intel-ic11.0-int-linux64-revA.html.

You can also download the XML flags source by saving the following link:
http://www.spec.org/cpu2006/flags/Intel-ic11.0-int-linux64-revA.xml.