[rescue] Compaq Proliant 8000
jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Fri Apr 30 11:52:52 CDT 2004
On Fri, Apr 30, 2004 at 11:40:34AM -0500, Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> BTW, what I tested was a single-threaded benchmark on a 1.2GHz
> UltraSparc III+ in a Sun F6800. One benchmark put it on par with a
> 200MHz POWER-3 based RS/6000. I tried both GCC and figuring it was
> outputting horrible code, Sun's CC. Sun's compiler wasn't much faster.
OS News had a guy benchmarking SunOne versus GCC as well recently, and
GCC wasn't that much worse there either.
Despite GCCs reputation as a crappy risc compiler, I'm beginning to get
the impression that it isn't that bad for SPARCs at least. I hear PPCs
are a different story. MIPS is definately a different story. On the
other hand, GCC on SuperH seems decent (but we don't have any other
handy compilers to compare against, so we are comparing against
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