VS2008 compilation test

By: Michael S (already5chosen.delete@this.yahoo.com), January 3, 2011 3:39 am
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Michael S (already5chosen@yahoo.com) on 1/3/11 wrote:
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>David Kanter (dkanter@realworldtech.com) on 1/3/11 wrote:
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>>So apparently the embargo for Sandy Bridge reviews has lifted, ahead of CES. While
>>we are not going to join the cohort of folks who are out the door immediately, we shall eventually have a review.
>>
>>In the mean time, several of our friends and colleagues have put together excellent
>>reviews. I'd like to point out two of my favorites, from Scott Wasson and Michael Schuette:
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>>http://techreport.com/articles.x/20188
>>http://www.lostcircuits.com/mambo//index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=98&Itemid=1
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>>The bottom line seems to be that all the microarchitectural innovations have yielded
>>performance and efficiency results. It will be a real uphill climb for AMD...
>>
>>David
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>Yes, clock-for-clock Sandy Bridge seem faster than Clarksfield, but I'd attribute
>the difference to Clarksfield's off-die memory controller.
>
>Comparison vs Gulftown is more apple-2-apple and here Sandy Bridge loses more than
>it wins. Of course, Gulftown has more cores and it's not 100% obvious in which benchmarks
>it matters and in which it doesn't.
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>Overall, the impression is that core-for-core and GHz-for-GHz Sandy Bridge is few
>percents faster than Gulftown for FP/SIMD. Of course, when AVX-enable applications
>come out it's advantage in FP/SIMD is going to grow up.
>As for integer work, there is simply not enough data. Diep scores (+11%) are encouraging
>so Vincent is probably very happy with SB, but I personally would want to see more tests than just Diep.
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More interesting benchmarks in Anandtech review:
http://www.anandtech.com/show/4083/the-sandy-bridge-review-intel-core-i5-2600k-i5-2500k-and-core-i3-2100-tested/19

In multithreaded VS2008 compilation test 3.4 GHz Sandy Bridge beats 3.33 GHz Bloomfield by 13% which is impressive. It also beats 3.06 GHz Lynnfield by 11% which is less impressive.

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