Opteron announcement

Toon Moene toon at moene.indiv.nluug.nl
Tue Apr 22 18:15:29 EDT 2003

Bill Broadley wrote:

> Amusingly all the submissions that I looked at the full reports for
> use the Intel compiler.  So the Opterons extra registers are ignored.

Yes, I'd hoped AMD would use g77 for the Fortran 77 parts of SPECfp2000 :-)

> Time will tell if 3rd party compilers that fully utilize the additional
> registers can win benchmarks against Intel's compiler.

You want to look at this page of the (15 !) page report by Aces Hardware 
(the results are mixed):


[ the very last table on that page ]

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