IBM posts SPEC CPU2006 scores for BladeCenter HS21 XM low-voltage,
June 3, 2008 ... IBM® BladeCenter® HS21 XM 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 XM blade server, using Intel's latest long-life, low-voltage, quad-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 XM
blade model using the Quad-Core Intel® Xeon® Processor L5408 (2.13GHz, 12MB L2 cache,
1066 MHz FSB, 40W—8 cores/2 chips/4 cores per chip). (1) These results were achieved using
SUSE Linux® Enterprise Server 10 x64.
Results are current as of June 3, 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 XM model using the Quad-Core Intel Xeon Processor L5408
is July 2, 2008.
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HS21 XM – Quad-Core Intel Xeon Processor L5408
(2.13GHz, 12MB L2 Cache, 1066 MHz FSB, 40W)