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Server Benchmarks: Intel® Xeon® Processor 3000 Sequence

Intel® Xeon® processor 3000 sequence

Intel® Xeon® processor 3000 sequence

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Integer throughput performance

Integer throughput performance

Benchmark description for SPECint*_rate_base2006

SPECint_rate_base2006 is a compute-intensive benchmark that measures the integer throughput performance of a computer system carrying out a number of parallel tasks. The benchmark consists of a suite of twelve integer workloads developed from actual end-user applications. System throughput is measured by running multiple copies of the benchmark simultaneously with the number of copies typically set to the number of logical hardware cores seen by the operating system. The performance score reported is a measure of the throughput of the system measured in jobs/hour. Higher score indicates better performance.

Configuration details Intel® Xeon® processor 3000 sequence

Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (www.spec.org) published results and Intel internal measurement results as of July 2009.

Intel® Xeon® processor 3085 platform (score 34.9)

Dell PowerEdge R200* using Intel Xeon processor 3085 (3.00 GHz, 4 MB L2 cache, 1333 MHz bus), 8 GB (4x 2 GB DDR2-800), 64-bit SuSE LINUX Enterprise Server 10*, Intel® C++ Compiler for LINUX32* and LINUX64* version 10.1. Source: www.spec.org/cpu2006/results/res2007q4/cpu2006-20071210-02852.html.

Intel® Xeon® processor X3230 platform (score 55.1)

Acer Altos G330Mk2* using Intel Xeon processor X3230 (2.66 GHz, 8 MB L2 cache, 1066 MHz bus), 8 GB (4x 2GB DDR2-800), 64-bit SuSE LINUX Enterprise Server 10, Intel C++ Compiler for LINUX version 10.1. Source: www.spec.org/cpu2006/results/res2007q4/cpu2006-20071203-02759.html.

45nm Intel® Xeon® processor X3380 platform (score 81.60)

Fujitsu-Siemens PRIMERGY TX150 S6 server* using Intel Xeon processor X3360 (2.83 GHz, 12 MB L2 cache, 1333 MHz bus, 45nm), 8 GB (4x 2 GB DDR2-800), 64-bit SuSE LINUX Enterprise Server 10, Intel C++ Compiler for LINUX64 version 10.1. Source: www.spec.org/cpu2006/results/res2008q1/cpu2006-20080218-03401.html.

45nm Intel® Xeon® processor X3470 platform (score 111)

Intel® BIK Beta server using Intel Xeon processor X3470 (2.93 GHz, 8MB L3 cache, 4.8GT/s QPI), Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) enabled, Intel® Turbo Boost Technology enabled, Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology (EIST) enabled, 8GB memory (4x 2GB DDR3-1333 RDIMM ECC), 146 GB SATA 10000RPM HDD, 64-bit SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11. Source: Intel internal testing TR#1052 as of July 2009.

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2. Relative performance for each benchmark is calculated by taking the actual benchmark result for the first platform tested and assigning it a value of 1.0 as a baseline. Relative performance for the remaining platforms tested was calculated by dividing the actual benchmark result for the baseline platform into each of the specific benchmark results of each of the other platforms and assigning them a relative performance number that correlates with the performance improvements reported.

3. SPECint*2000/SPECint*2006 and SPECfp*2000/SPECfp*2006 benchmark tests reflect the performance of the microprocessor, memory architecture, and compiler of a computer system on compute-intensive, 32-bit applications. SPEC benchmark tests results for Intel® microprocessors are determined using particular, well-configured systems. These results may or may not reflect the relative performance of Intel® microprocessors in systems with different hardware or software designs or configurations (including compilers). Buyers should consult other sources of information, including system benchmarks, to evaluate the performance of systems they are considering purchasing.

4. 64-bit Intel® Xeon® processors with Intel® EM64T require a computer system with a processor, chipset, BIOS, OS, device drivers, and applications enabled for Intel EM64T. Processor will not operate (including 32-bit operation) without an Intel EM64T-enabled BIOS. Performance will vary depending on your hardware and software configurations. Intel EM64T-enabled OS, BIOS, device drivers, and applications may not be available. Check with your vendor for more information.

5. Intel® processor numbers are not a measure of performance. Processor numbers differentiate features within each processor family, not across different processor families. See www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/processors/processor-numbers.html for details.

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