SPEC® CFP2006 Result

Copyright 2006-2012 Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation

IBM Corporation

IBM System x 3690 X5 (Intel Xeon E7-2870, 2.40
GHz)

CPU2006 license: 11 Test date: Jul-2012
Test sponsor: IBM Corporation Hardware Availability: May-2011
Tested by: IBM Corporation Software Availability: Dec-2011
Benchmark results graph
Hardware
CPU Name: Intel Xeon E7-2870
CPU Characteristics: Intel Turbo Boost Technology up to 2.80 GHz
CPU MHz: 2400
FPU: Integrated
CPU(s) enabled: 20 cores, 2 chips, 10 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: 30 MB I+D on chip per chip
Other Cache: None
Memory: 256 GB (32 x 8 GB 4Rx8 PC3-8500R-7, ECC)
Disk Subsystem: 1 x 300 GB SAS, 10000 RPM
Other Hardware: None
Software
Operating System: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.2
(Santiago)
2.6.32-220.el6.x86_64
Compiler: C/C++: Version 12.1.0.225 of Intel C++ Studio XE
for Linux;
Fortran: Version 12.1.0.225 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: None

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 40 1862 292 1864 292 1860 292 40 1862 292 1864 292 1860 292
416.gamess 40 1968 398 1956 400 1968 398 40 1845 425 1850 423 1848 424
433.milc 40 1250 294 1250 294 1250 294 40 1250 294 1250 294 1250 294
434.zeusmp 40 849 429 829 439 842 432 40 849 429 829 439 842 432
435.gromacs 40 741 385 741 385 742 385 40 733 390 733 390 732 390
436.cactusADM 40 881 543 881 542 881 542 40 881 543 881 542 881 542
437.leslie3d 40 1759 214 1759 214 1757 214 40 1758 214 1761 214 1758 214
444.namd 40 886 362 886 362 888 361 40 874 367 874 367 874 367
447.dealII 40 656 698 648 706 652 702 40 656 698 648 706 652 702
450.soplex 40 1354 246 1353 247 1357 246 40 1238 269 1238 269 1237 270
453.povray 40 389 547 390 545 392 542 40 335 635 339 627 338 630
454.calculix 40 697 474 695 475 694 475 40 697 474 695 475 694 475
459.GemsFDTD 40 2026 209 2027 209 2026 209 40 2026 209 2027 209 2026 209
465.tonto 40 834 472 846 465 838 469 40 824 478 820 480 818 481
470.lbm 40 1372 401 1373 400 1374 400 40 1372 401 1373 400 1374 400
481.wrf 40 1228 364 1229 364 1226 364 40 1208 370 1209 370 1209 369
482.sphinx3 40 2115 369 2115 369 2116 368 40 2024 385 2025 385 2025 385

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"

Platform Notes

 Turbo Boost Power Optimization set to Traditional in BIOS
 Sysinfo program /cpu2006.1.2/config/sysinfo.rev6800
 $Rev: 6800 $ $Date:: 2011-10-11 #$ 6f2ebdff5032aaa42e583f96b07f99d3
 running on megallon-pete Sat Jul 14 08:54:16 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 E7- 2870 @ 2.40GHz
       2 "physical id"s (chips)
       40 "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 : 10
       siblings  : 20
       physical 0: cores 0 1 2 8 9 16 17 18 24 25
       physical 1: cores 0 1 2 8 9 16 17 18 24 25
    cache size : 30720 KB

 From /proc/meminfo
    MemTotal:       264468348 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 megallon-pete 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 Jul 13 16:23

 SPEC is set to: /cpu2006.1.2
    Filesystem    Type    Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
    /dev/mapper/vg_megallonpete-lv_root
                  ext4    264G   86G  166G  35% /

 Additional information from dmidecode:
   Memory:
    32x Hynix HMT31GR7BFR8A-G7 8 GB 1067 MHz 4 rank

 (End of data from sysinfo program)

General Notes

Environment variables set by runspec before the start of the run:
LD_LIBRARY_PATH = "/cpu2006.1.2/libs/32:/cpu2006.1.2/libs/64"

 Binaries compiled on a system with 1x Core i7-860 CPU + 8GB
 memory using RHEL5.5
 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>

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:

 -xSSE4.2   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -opt-prefetch   -auto-p32   -ansi-alias   -opt-mem-layout-trans=3 

C++ benchmarks:

 -xSSE4.2   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -opt-prefetch   -auto-p32   -ansi-alias   -opt-mem-layout-trans=3 

Fortran benchmarks:

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

Benchmarks using both Fortran and C:

 -xSSE4.2   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -opt-prefetch   -auto-p32   -ansi-alias   -opt-mem-layout-trans=3 

Peak Compiler Invocation

C benchmarks (except as noted below):

 icc -m64 
482.sphinx3:  icc -m32 

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 

Peak Optimization Flags

C benchmarks:

433.milc:  basepeak = yes 
470.lbm:  basepeak = yes 
482.sphinx3:  -xSSE4.2   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -opt-mem-layout-trans=3   -unroll2 

C++ benchmarks:

444.namd:  -xSSE4.2(pass 2)   -prof-gen(pass 1)   -ipo(pass 2)   -O3(pass 2)   -no-prec-div(pass 2)   -opt-mem-layout-trans=3(pass 2)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -fno-alias   -auto-ilp32 
447.dealII:  basepeak = yes 
450.soplex:  -xSSE4.2(pass 2)   -prof-gen(pass 1)   -ipo(pass 2)   -O3(pass 2)   -no-prec-div(pass 2)   -opt-mem-layout-trans=3(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)   -opt-mem-layout-trans=3(pass 2)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -unroll4   -ansi-alias 

Fortran benchmarks:

410.bwaves:  basepeak = yes 
416.gamess:  -xSSE4.2(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:  -xSSE4.2   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -opt-prefetch 
459.GemsFDTD:  basepeak = yes 
465.tonto:  -xSSE4.2(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:  -xSSE4.2(pass 2)   -prof-gen(pass 1)   -ipo(pass 2)   -O3(pass 2)   -no-prec-div(pass 2)   -opt-mem-layout-trans=3(pass 2)   -prof-use(pass 2)   -opt-prefetch   -static   -auto-ilp32 
436.cactusADM:  basepeak = yes 
454.calculix:  basepeak = yes 
481.wrf:  -xSSE4.2   -ipo   -O3   -no-prec-div   -static   -auto-ilp32 

The flags files that were used to format this result can be browsed at
http://www.spec.org/cpu2006/flags/Intel-ic12.1-official-linux64.20111122.html,
http://www.spec.org/cpu2006/flags/IBM-Platform-Flags-V1.2-WSM-C.html.

You can also download the XML flags sources by saving the following links:
http://www.spec.org/cpu2006/flags/Intel-ic12.1-official-linux64.20111122.xml,
http://www.spec.org/cpu2006/flags/IBM-Platform-Flags-V1.2-WSM-C.xml.