SPEC® CINT2006 Result

Copyright 2006-2012 Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation

IBM Corporation

IBM Power 730 Express (3.7 GHz, 12 core, RedHat)

CPU2006 license: 11 Test date: Aug-2011
Test sponsor: IBM Corporation Hardware Availability: Sep-2010
Tested by: IBM Corporation Software Availability: Aug-2011
Benchmark results graph
Hardware
CPU Name: POWER7
CPU Characteristics: Intelligent Energy Optimization
enabled, up to 3.92 GHz
CPU MHz: 3724
FPU: Integrated
CPU(s) enabled: 12 cores, 2 chips, 6 cores/chip, 4 threads/core
CPU(s) orderable: 12 cores
Primary Cache: 32 KB I + 32 KB D on chip per core
Secondary Cache: 256 KB I+D on chip per core
L3 Cache: 4 MB I+D on chip per core
Other Cache: None
Memory: 128 GB (16 x 8 GB) DDR3 1066 MHz
Disk Subsystem: 2 x 146.8 GB SAS SFF 15K RPM
Other Hardware: None
Software
Operating System: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.1
(ppc64), Kernel 2.6.32-131.0.15.el6.ppc64
Compiler: C/C++: Version 4.6.1 of IBM Advance Toolchain
5.0-0 gcc/g++ compiler
Auto Parallel: No
File System: ext4
System State: Run Level 3 (multi-user)
Base Pointers: 32-bit
Peak Pointers: 32-bit
Other Software: IBM Advance Toolchain 5.0-0
MicroQuill SmartHeap 9

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 48 1220 384 1209 388 1201 390 48 1220 384 1209 388 1201 390
401.bzip2 48 1349 343 1331 348 1324 350 48 1349 343 1331 348 1324 350
403.gcc 48 876 441 867 446 875 442 48 876 441 867 446 875 442
429.mcf 48 1301 337 1304 336 1298 337 48 1301 337 1304 336 1298 337
445.gobmk 48 1026 491 1022 493 1022 493 48 1026 491 1022 493 1022 493
456.hmmer 48 1393 322 1393 322 1393 321 48 1393 322 1393 322 1393 321
458.sjeng 48 1395 416 1408 412 1397 416 48 1395 416 1408 412 1397 416
462.libquantum 48 3031 328 3038 327 3019 329 48 3031 328 3038 327 3019 329
464.h264ref 48 1727 615 1721 617 1714 620 48 1727 615 1721 617 1714 620
471.omnetpp 48 1299 231 1300 231 1298 231 48 1299 231 1300 231 1298 231
473.astar 48 934 361 932 362 934 361 48 934 361 932 362 934 361
483.xalancbmk 48 631 525 631 525 632 524 48 631 525 631 525 632 524

Submit Notes

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

Operating System Notes

ulimit -s (stack) set to 1048576.
Large pages reserved as follows by root user:
  echo 4224 > /proc/sys/vm/nr_hugepages
The following environment varibles were set before the runspec command:
  XLFRTEOPTS=intrinthds=1
  HUGETLB_VERBOSE=0
  HUGETLB_MORECORE=yes

General Notes

For more information about IBM Advance Toolchain, see
http://linuxpatch.ncsa.uiuc.edu/toolchain/at/at5.0/redhat/RHEL6/release_notes.at5.0-5.0-0.html

Base Compiler Invocation

C benchmarks:

 /opt/at5.0/bin/gcc 

C++ benchmarks:

 /opt/at5.0/bin/g++ 

Base Portability Flags

400.perlbench:  -DSPEC_CPU_LINUX_PPC 
462.libquantum:  -DSPEC_CPU_LINUX 
464.h264ref:  -fsigned-char 
483.xalancbmk:  -DSPEC_CPU_LINUX 

Base Optimization Flags

C benchmarks:

 -O3   -mcpu=power7   -mtune=power7   -fpeel-loops   -funroll-loops   -ffast-math   -ftree-vectorize   -ftree-loop-linear   -mvsx   -maltivec   -mpopcntd   -mrecip=rsqrt   -flto   -fwhole-program   -fuse-linker-plugin   -lhugetlbfs 

C++ benchmarks:

 -O3   -mcpu=power7   -mtune=power7   -fpeel-loops   -funroll-loops   -ffast-math   -ftree-vectorize   -ftree-loop-linear   -mvsx   -maltivec   -mpopcntd   -mrecip=rsqrt   -flto   -fwhole-program   -fuse-linker-plugin   -lsmartheap 

Base Other Flags

C benchmarks:

 -m32 

C++ benchmarks:

 -m32 

Peak Optimization Flags

C benchmarks:

400.perlbench:  basepeak = yes 
401.bzip2:  basepeak = yes 
403.gcc:  basepeak = yes 
429.mcf:  basepeak = yes 
445.gobmk:  basepeak = yes 
456.hmmer:  basepeak = yes 
458.sjeng:  basepeak = yes 
462.libquantum:  basepeak = yes 
464.h264ref:  basepeak = yes 

C++ benchmarks:

471.omnetpp:  basepeak = yes 
473.astar:  basepeak = yes 
483.xalancbmk:  basepeak = yes 

The flags file that was used to format this result can be browsed at
http://www.spec.org/cpu2006/flags/CPU2006_flags.20111025.html.

You can also download the XML flags source by saving the following link:
http://www.spec.org/cpu2006/flags/CPU2006_flags.20111025.xml.