SPEC® CFP2006 Result

Copyright 2006-2012 Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation

Hewlett-Packard Company

ProLiant BL660c Gen8
(2.70 GHz, Intel Xeon E5-4650)

CPU2006 license: 3 Test date: May-2012
Test sponsor: Hewlett-Packard Company Hardware Availability: Sep-2012
Tested by: Hewlett-Packard Company Software Availability: Mar-2012
Benchmark results graph
Hardware
CPU Name: Intel Xeon E5-4650
CPU Characteristics: Intel Turbo Boost Technology up to 3.30 GHz
CPU MHz: 2700
FPU: Integrated
CPU(s) enabled: 32 cores, 4 chips, 8 cores/chip, 2 threads/core
CPU(s) orderable: 2,4 chip
Primary Cache: 32 KB I + 32 KB D on chip per core
Secondary Cache: 256 KB I+D on chip per core
L3 Cache: 20 MB I+D on chip per chip
Other Cache: None
Memory: 256 GB (32 x 8 GB 2Rx4 PC3-12800R-11, ECC)
Disk Subsystem: 1 x 146 GB 15 K SAS
Other Hardware: None
Software
Operating System: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.2,
(Santiago)
Kernel 2.6.32-220.el6.x86_64
Compiler: C/C++: Version 12.1.2.273 of Intel C++ Studio XE
for Linux;
Fortran: Version 12.1.2.273 of Intel Fortran
Studio XE for Linux
Auto Parallel: No
File System: ext4
System State: Run level 3 (multi-user)
Base Pointers: 32/64-bit
Peak Pointers: 32/64-bit
Other Software: HP Array Configuration Utility, CLI version

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 64 1285 677 1286 677 1286 676 64 1285 677 1286 677 1286 676
416.gamess 64 1277 982 1279 980 1279 980 64 1237 1010 1230 1020 1226 1020
433.milc 64 887 662 888 662 888 662 64 887 662 887 663 886 663
434.zeusmp 64 575 1010 576 1010 577 1010 64 575 1010 576 1010 577 1010
435.gromacs 64 570 801 570 802 573 797 64 567 806 568 805 570 802
436.cactusADM 64 652 1170 653 1170 654 1170 64 652 1170 653 1170 654 1170
437.leslie3d 64 1210 497 1205 499 1207 498 32 572 526 571 527 572 526
444.namd 64 651 789 644 797 644 796 64 636 807 637 806 636 807
447.dealII 64 422 1730 421 1740 421 1740 64 422 1730 421 1740 421 1740
450.soplex 64 959 556 958 557 962 555 32 422 632 423 631 423 631
453.povray 64 252 1350 252 1350 254 1340 64 218 1560 218 1560 220 1550
454.calculix 64 421 1260 419 1260 425 1240 64 421 1260 419 1260 425 1240
459.GemsFDTD 64 1409 482 1407 483 1408 482 64 1409 482 1407 483 1408 482
465.tonto 64 607 1040 611 1030 611 1030 64 586 1070 587 1070 587 1070
470.lbm 64 918 958 918 958 918 958 64 918 958 918 958 918 958
481.wrf 64 827 865 829 863 828 864 64 819 873 819 873 817 875
482.sphinx3 64 1619 771 1619 770 1622 769 64 1619 771 1619 770 1622 769

Submit Notes

 The numactl mechanism was used to bind copies to processors. The config file option 'submit'
 was used to generate numactl commands to bind each copy to a specific processor.
 For details, please see the config file.

Operating System Notes

 Stack size set to unlimited using "ulimit -s unlimited"
 Transparent Huge Pages enabled with:
 echo always > /sys/kernel/mm/redhat_transparent_hugepage/enabled
 Filesystem page cache cleared with:
 echo 1 >       /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches
 runspec command invoked through numactl i.e.:
 numactl --interleave=all runspec <etc>
 Drive Write Cache set to Enabled in HP Array Configuration Utility, CLI version
 Accelerator Ratio for Reads/Writes set to = 100% Read / 0% Write in HP Array Configuration Utility, CLI version

Platform Notes

 BIOS Configuration:
  HP Power Profile set to Custom
  Energy/Performance Bias is set to Maximum Performance
  Thermal Configuration set to Maximum Cooling
  Collaborative Power Control set to Disabled
  Processor Power and Utilization Monitoring set to Disabled
  Dynamic Power Capping Functionality set to Disabled
 Sysinfo program /cpu2006/config/sysinfo.rev6800
 $Rev: 6800 $ $Date:: 2011-10-11 #$ 6f2ebdff5032aaa42e583f96b07f99d3
 running on BL460cGen8-1 Sat May 19 04:36:31 2012

 This section contains SUT (System Under Test) info as seen by
 some common utilities.  To remove or add to this section, see:
   http://www.spec.org/cpu2006/Docs/config.html#sysinfo

 From /proc/cpuinfo
    model name : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-4650 0 @ 2.70GHz
       4 "physical id"s (chips)
       64 "processors"
    cores, siblings (Caution: counting these is hw and system dependent.  The
    following excerpts from /proc/cpuinfo might not be reliable.  Use with
    caution.)
       cpu cores : 8
       siblings  : 16
       physical 0: cores 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
       physical 1: cores 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
       physical 2: cores 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
       physical 3: cores 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
    cache size : 20480 KB

 From /proc/meminfo
    MemTotal:       264485984 kB
    HugePages_Total:       0
    Hugepagesize:       2048 kB

 /usr/bin/lsb_release -d
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.2 (Santiago)

 From /etc/*release* /etc/*version*
    redhat-release: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.2 (Santiago)
    system-release: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.2 (Santiago)
    system-release-cpe: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6server:ga:server

 uname -a:
    Linux BL460cGen8-1 2.6.32-220.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Nov 9 08:03:13 EST 2011
    x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

 run-level 3 May 19 04:15

 SPEC is set to: /cpu2006
    Filesystem    Type    Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
    /dev/sda3     ext4    133G   20G  107G  16% /

 Additional information from dmidecode:
   BIOS HP I32 04/11/2012
   Memory:
    32x HP Not Specified 8 GB 1600 MHz 2 rank

 (End of data from sysinfo program)

General Notes

Environment variables set by runspec before the start of the run:
KMP_AFFINITY = "granularity=fine,compact,1,0"
LD_LIBRARY_PATH = "/cpu2006/libs2/32:/cpu2006/libs2/64"

 Binaries compiled on a system with 2x Xeon E5-2667 CPU + 256GB
 memory using SLES11 SP2,RC3

Base Compiler Invocation

C benchmarks:

 icc -m64 

C++ benchmarks:

 icpc -m64 

Fortran benchmarks:

 ifort -m64 

Benchmarks using both Fortran and C:

 icc -m64   ifort -m64 

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:

 -xAVX   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -opt-prefetch   -auto-p32   -ansi-alias   -opt-mem-layout-trans=3 

C++ benchmarks:

 -xAVX   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -opt-prefetch   -auto-p32   -ansi-alias   -opt-mem-layout-trans=3 

Fortran benchmarks:

 -xAVX   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -opt-prefetch 

Benchmarks using both Fortran and C:

 -xAVX   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -opt-prefetch   -auto-p32   -ansi-alias   -opt-mem-layout-trans=3 

Peak Compiler Invocation

C benchmarks:

 icc -m64 

C++ benchmarks (except as noted below):

 icpc -m64 
450.soplex:  icpc -m32 

Fortran benchmarks:

 ifort -m64 

Benchmarks using both Fortran and C:

 icc -m64   ifort -m64 

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 
482.sphinx3:  -DSPEC_CPU_LP64 

Peak Optimization Flags

C benchmarks:

433.milc:  -xAVX(pass 2)   -prof-gen(pass 1)   -ipo(pass 2)   -O3(pass 2)   -no-prec-div(pass 2)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -static   -auto-ilp32   -opt-mem-layout-trans=3 
470.lbm:  basepeak = yes 
482.sphinx3:  basepeak = yes 

C++ benchmarks:

444.namd:  -xAVX(pass 2)   -prof-gen(pass 1)   -ipo(pass 2)   -O3(pass 2)   -no-prec-div(pass 2)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -fno-alias   -auto-ilp32 
447.dealII:  basepeak = yes 
450.soplex:  -xAVX(pass 2)   -prof-gen(pass 1)   -ipo(pass 2)   -O3(pass 2)   -no-prec-div(pass 2)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -opt-malloc-options=3 
453.povray:  -xAVX(pass 2)   -prof-gen(pass 1)   -ipo(pass 2)   -O3(pass 2)   -no-prec-div(pass 2)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -unroll4   -ansi-alias 

Fortran benchmarks:

410.bwaves:  basepeak = yes 
416.gamess:  -xAVX(pass 2)   -prof-gen(pass 1)   -ipo(pass 2)   -O3(pass 2)   -no-prec-div(pass 2)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -unroll2   -inline-level=0   -scalar-rep-   -static 
434.zeusmp:  basepeak = yes 
437.leslie3d:  -xAVX   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -opt-prefetch 
459.GemsFDTD:  basepeak = yes 
465.tonto:  -xAVX(pass 2)   -prof-gen(pass 1)   -ipo(pass 2)   -O3(pass 2)   -no-prec-div(pass 2)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -unroll4   -auto   -inline-calloc   -opt-malloc-options=3 

Benchmarks using both Fortran and C:

435.gromacs:  -xAVX(pass 2)   -prof-gen(pass 1)   -ipo(pass 2)   -O3(pass 2)   -no-prec-div(pass 2)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -opt-prefetch   -static   -auto-ilp32   -opt-mem-layout-trans=3 
436.cactusADM:  basepeak = yes 
454.calculix:  basepeak = yes 
481.wrf:  -xAVX   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -auto-ilp32   -opt-mem-layout-trans=3 

The flags files that were used to format this result can be browsed at
http://www.spec.org/cpu2006/flags/Intel-ic12.1-official-linux64.20120425.html,
http://www.spec.org/cpu2006/flags/HP-Platform-Flags-Intel-V1.2-A.20120605.html.

You can also download the XML flags sources by saving the following links:
http://www.spec.org/cpu2006/flags/Intel-ic12.1-official-linux64.20120425.xml,
http://www.spec.org/cpu2006/flags/HP-Platform-Flags-Intel-V1.2-A.20120605.xml.