SPEC® CINT2006 Result

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IBM Corporation

IBM System x 3400 M2 (Intel Xeon E5520)

CPU2006 license: 11 Test date: Apr-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 E5520
CPU Characteristics: Intel Turbo Boost Technology up to 2.53 GHz
CPU MHz: 2267
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 146 GB SAS, 15000 RPM
Other Hardware: None
Software
Operating System: SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (x86_64)
SP2 with patch Linux 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: Yes
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 16 914 171 922 170 918 170 16 791 198 789 198 796 196
401.bzip2 16 1263 122 1269 122 1262 122 16 1199 129 1187 130 1188 130
403.gcc 16 808 159 802 161 805 160 16 805 160 805 160 819 157
429.mcf 16 645 226 645 226 644 227 8 327 223 327 223 327 223
445.gobmk 16 911 184 916 183 917 183 16 827 203 835 201 832 202
456.hmmer 16 1085 138 1072 139 1081 138 8 409 183 409 183 409 183
458.sjeng 16 1117 173 1115 174 1116 173 16 1010 192 1013 191 1012 191
462.libquantum 16 519 638 520 638 519 639 16 519 639 520 638 521 637
464.h264ref 16 1547 229 1463 242 1512 234 16 1399 253 1405 252 1446 245
471.omnetpp 16 675 148 675 148 674 148 16 675 148 675 148 674 148
473.astar 16 918 122 920 122 917 122 16 824 136 824 136 825 136
483.xalancbmk 16 520 212 516 214 516 214 16 520 212 516 214 516 214

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
 OMP_NUM_THREADS set to number of processors

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.