IBM posts SPEC CPU2006 scores for dual-core BladeCenter HS21 blade
January 16, 2008 ... IBM® BladeCenter® HS21 blade servers, coupled with the BladeCenter
chassis, deliver advanced application serving with performance, power efficiency, and scalability,
all of which makes them ideal for enterprise environments.
The HS21 blade server, using Intel's latest dual-core technology, has demonstrated competitive
performance on the SPEC CPU2006 benchmark suite.
The scores in the following tables are the first SPEC CPU2006 results published for the HS21
blade model using the Dual-Core Intel® Xeon® Processor X5260 (3.33GHz, 6MB L2 cache, 1333
MHz FSB—2 processors/4 cores/4 threads). (1) These results were achieved using SUSE Linux®
Enterprise Server 10 x64.
Results are current as of January 16, 2008. The scores have been submitted to SPEC for review
and will be posted on their Web site upon successful completion of the review. View all published
results at www.spec.org.
(1) Planned availability for the HS21 model using the Dual-Core Intel Xeon Processor X5260 is
February 1, 2008.
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HS21 – Dual-Core Intel Xeon Processor X5260
(3.33GHz, 6MB L2 Cache, 1333 MHz FSB)