Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 20th Feb 2009 15:49 UTC, submitted by Michael
Benchmarks "Earlier this month we published an article looking at the Linux versus OpenSolaris performance when using the new AMD Shanghai Opteron CPUs. Ubuntu Linux was faster than OpenSolaris 2008.11 in nearly all of the tests, but as mentioned in that article, OpenSolaris is still dependent upon GCC 3.4 where as Ubuntu and most other Linux distributions are now shipping with the newer and much-improved GCC 4 series. Following that article being published, Sun Microsystems had requested some compiler tests since they were confident the results would be different had their Sun Studio compiler been used. Well, in this article we now have some OpenSolaris benchmarks from the same AMD setup using GCC 3.4, GCC 4.0, and Sun Studio 12."
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Phoronix benchmark...
by nudzo on Fri 20th Feb 2009 17:09 UTC
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2009-02-20

They make always amateur benchmarks. Totally useless results also this time. I'm sure that they doesn't know anything about optimization flags and even about behavior that by default compilers on x86 compile for i386 generic code. Very poor...

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