Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 7th Oct 2010 19:10 UTC, submitted by tyrione
General Development LLVM 2.8 has been released. The release notes describe this new, ehm, release in greater detail, so head on over and give it a read.
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by nt_jerkface on Fri 8th Oct 2010 18:18 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: GCC > LLVM"
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Talk is cheap, real benchmarks are more telling.

The one I provided was from 2009.

Here's another from 2010:

Here is another:

ffmpeg benchmark:

Here is someone showing how clamav can be recompiled with icc for a significant performance boost:

I see no reason why I should believe that GCC will create a faster binary in most cases. But if you would like to convince me otherwise then pick some commonly used open source programs and create your own benchmarks.

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