SPEC® CFP2006 Result

Copyright 2006-2012 Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation

NEC Corporation

Express5800/R120a-1
(Intel Xeon E5520)

CPU2006 license: 9006 Test date: Sep-2009
Test sponsor: NEC Corporation Hardware Availability: Apr-2009
Tested by: NEC 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: 4 cores, 1 chip, 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: 12 GB (3 X 4 GB PC3-8500R, 2 rank, CL7, ECC)
Disk Subsystem: 1x146.5 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++ and Fortran Compiler Professional 11.0
for Linux
Build 20090131 Package ID: l_cproc_p_11.0.081,
l_cprof_p_11.0.081
Auto Parallel: No
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 1290 84.3 1285 84.6 1290 84.3 4 627 86.7 623 87.2 626 86.8
416.gamess 8 1949 80.4 2014 77.8 1962 79.8 8 1949 80.4 2014 77.8 1962 79.8
433.milc 8 919 80.0 921 79.8 920 79.8 8 919 80.0 921 79.8 920 79.8
434.zeusmp 8 872 83.5 876 83.1 871 83.6 8 847 85.9 816 89.2 820 88.7
435.gromacs 8 732 78.1 742 77.0 742 77.0 8 707 80.8 711 80.4 719 79.5
436.cactusADM 8 1033 92.6 1017 94.0 1041 91.8 8 1033 92.6 1017 94.0 1041 91.8
437.leslie3d 8 1245 60.4 1250 60.1 1247 60.3 8 1245 60.4 1250 60.1 1247 60.3
444.namd 8 893 71.9 899 71.4 896 71.6 8 876 73.2 878 73.1 878 73.1
447.dealII 8 796 115   802 114   800 114   8 736 124   736 124   738 124  
450.soplex 8 1043 64.0 1025 65.1 1023 65.2 4 512 65.1 508 65.7 501 66.6
453.povray 8 403 106   405 105   405 105   8 337 126   337 126   336 127  
454.calculix 8 712 92.7 713 92.6 713 92.5 8 712 92.8 712 92.7 712 92.7
459.GemsFDTD 8 1575 53.9 1569 54.1 1573 54.0 4 761 55.8 759 55.9 759 55.9
465.tonto 8 928 84.8 928 84.9 930 84.7 8 906 86.9 909 86.6 874 90.1
470.lbm 8 1950 56.4 1951 56.3 1951 56.3 4 934 58.9 934 58.9 933 58.9
481.wrf 8 873 102   879 102   875 102   8 873 102   879 102   875 102  
482.sphinx3 8 1724 90.5 1725 90.4 1727 90.3 8 1663 93.8 1663 93.8 1660 93.9

Submit Notes

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

Operating System Notes

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

Platform Notes

 Default BIOS settings were used.

General Notes

 The NEC Express5800/R120a-1(Intel Xeon E5520),
 the NEC Express5800/R120a-2(Intel Xeon E5520),
 the Bull NovaScale R440 E2 (Intel Xeon E5520, 2.26 GHz) and
 the Bull NovaScale R460 E2 (Intel Xeon E5520, 2.26 GHz) models are electronically equivalent.
 The results have been measured on a NEC Express5800/R120a-1(Intel Xeon E5520) model.

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:

 -xSSE4.2   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static 

C++ benchmarks:

 -xSSE4.2   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static 

Fortran benchmarks:

 -xSSE4.2   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static 

Benchmarks using both Fortran and C:

 -xSSE4.2   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static 

Peak Compiler Invocation

C benchmarks (except as noted below):

 icc 
482.sphinx3:  icc   -m32 

C++ benchmarks (except as noted below):

 icpc 
450.soplex:  icpc   -m32 

Fortran benchmarks:

 ifort 

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 
437.leslie3d:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 
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:  basepeak = yes 
470.lbm:  -xSSE4.2   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -opt-prefetch   -auto-ilp32 
482.sphinx3:  -xSSE4.2   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -unroll2 

C++ benchmarks:

444.namd:  -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)   -fno-alias   -auto-ilp32 
447.dealII:  -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   -scalar-rep- 
450.soplex:  -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-malloc-options=3 
453.povray:  -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   -ansi-alias 

Fortran benchmarks:

410.bwaves:  -xSSE4.2   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -opt-prefetch 
416.gamess:  basepeak = yes 
434.zeusmp:  -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) 
437.leslie3d:  basepeak = yes 
459.GemsFDTD:  -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   -Ob0   -opt-prefetch 
465.tonto:  -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 

Benchmarks using both Fortran and C:

435.gromacs:  -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   -auto-ilp32 
436.cactusADM:  basepeak = yes 
454.calculix:  -xSSE4.2   -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-revH.html,
http://www.spec.org/cpu2006/flags/NEC-Intel-Linux-Settings-flags-revE.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-revH.xml,
http://www.spec.org/cpu2006/flags/NEC-Intel-Linux-Settings-flags-revE.xml.