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Benchmarks

PRIMEQUEST Benchmark

April 26, 2011

Compute-intensive Performance

PRIMEQUEST 1800E2 doubles IBM Power 750 performance

PRIMEQUEST 1800E2 with 2.4 GHz Xeon E7-8870 80 cores and 160 threads
has almost double the SPECin_rate2006 benchmark performance of
IBM Power 750 with 3.55 GHz POWER7 32cores and 128 threads.
PRIMEQUEST also provides higher performance than IBM Power System 595 with 4.2GHz POWER6 64cores and 128 threads.

For details, go to URL http://www.spec.org/cpu2006/results/rint2006.html

Benchmark score summary *

  • PRIMEQUEST 1800E2: 1770(base), 1890(peak)
    eight Intel E-8870 processors(2.4GHz, L1 cache 64KB, L2 cache 256KB, L3 cache 30MB per CPU chip)
  • IBM Power 750: 949(base), 1060(peak)
    four POWER7 processors(3.55GHz, L1 cache 64KB, L2 cache 256KB, L3 cache 4MB)
  • IBM Power 595: 1420(base), 1650(peak)
    32 POWER6 processors(4.2GHz, L1 cache 128KB, L2 cache 4MB, L3 cache 16MB)
  • Cache size is per core if not otherwise stated.

Java Performance

PRIMEQUEST 1800E2 has 7% higher performance than IBM Power 770

PRIMEQUEST 1800E2 with 2.4 GHz Xeon E7-8870 80 cores and 160 threads has 7% higher SPECjbb2005 benchmark performance than that of IBM Power 770 with 3.1 GHz POWER7 64 cores and 256 threads.
The PRIMEQUEST 1800E2 has almost double the SPECjbb2005 performance of IBM Power 750 with 3.61GHz POWER7 32 cores and 128 threads.

Benchmark score summary *

  • PRIMEQUEST 1800E2: 4,915,024 bops
    eight Intel E-8870 processors(2.4GHz, L1 cache 64KB, L2 cache 256KB, L3 cache 30MB per CPU chip)
  • IBM Power 770: 4,604,894 bops
    eight POWER7 processors(3.1GHz, L1 cache 64KB, L2 cache 256KB, L3 cache 4MB)
  • IBM Power 750 : 2,491,323 bops
    eight POWER7 processor (3.61GHz L1 cache 64KB, L2 cache 256KB, L3 cache 4MB)
  • Cache size is per core if not otherwise stated.

OLTP Performance

PRIMEQUEST 1800E has achieved World No.1 OLTP performance record

PRIMEQUEST 1800E (Xeon X7560 8 CPU chips/64 cores) has scored a world record for TPC-E benchmark performance with 3,800 Transactions per second (tpsE). It also excels in cost-efficiency and high-availability. It scored seventh overall out of 43 recorded benchmarks overall in most efficient price per performance (price/TpsE) US$283.03 per tpsE.

Configuration *
PRIMEQUEST 1800E, eight Intel Xeon X7560 processors(2.26GHz, L1 cache64KB, L2 cache 256KB, L3 cache24MB per CPU chip)
with 64 cores/128 threads, 1TB memory and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter Edition

http://www.tpc.org/tpce/results/tpce_result_detail.asp?id=110102601

  • Cache size is per core if not otherwise stated.

Other benchmark results

SAP SD 2-tier benchmark result

Result and Configuration *
PRIMEQUEST 1800E : 18,310 SD benchmark users
Eight Intel Xeon X7560 processors(2.26GHz, L1 cache64KB, L2 cache 256KB, L3 cache 24MB per CPU chip), memory 768GB, Windows Server 2008 R2 datacenter edition, SQL Server Enterprise Edition, SAP enhanced package 4 for SAP ERP 6.0

http://download.sap.com/download.epd?context=40E2D9D5E00EEF7C504082C11058E71C766B9CAE154B7A925E5416D04BD8DACC

SPECfp_rate2006

Result and Configuration *
PRIMEQUEST 1800E2 : 1110(base), 1180(peak)
eight Intel E-8870 processors(2.4GHz, L1 cache 64KB, L2 cache 256KB, L3 cache 30MB per CPU chip)

* Figures in this article are correct at their published date