[Beowulf] Benchmark between Dell Poweredge 1950 And 1435
Renato S. Silva
rssr at lncc.br
Mon Mar 12 02:08:50 PDT 2007
What is the best compiler for AMD processors ?
Bill Broadley wrote:
> Additional things to keep in mind:
> * Compilers can make a huge difference. Intel for instance used to
> AMD chips on the order of 5-15% with their compiler. This was
> proven by
> removing the if (running_on_amd()) check and seeing the improved
> performance. Other compilers will achieve different performance
> they achieve a different percentage of peak performance. Pathscale
> in particular seems to sometimes achieve great performance and at other
> times just average performance.... highly code dependent.
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