IBM posts SPEC CPU2006 scores for BladeCenter HS22 server
March 16, 2010 ... IBM® today announces SPEC® CPU2006 benchmark scores for the IBM
BladeCenter® HS22 blade server using the new Intel® Xeon® Processor 5600 Series.
The HS22 demonstrated competitive performance on the SPEC CPU2006 benchmark suites.
For the SPECint, SPECint_base, SPECfp and SPECfp_base benchmark measurements, the HS22
was configured with two Intel Xeon X5670 processors (2.93GHz, 256KB L2 cache per core and 12MB
L3 cache per processor—2 processors/12 cores/24 threads), 24GB of DDR3 PC3-10600R memory,
and SUSE Linux® Enterprise Server 11 x64. (1)
For all other SPEC CPU2006 benchmark measurements, the HS22 was configured with two Intel
Xeon X5670 processors (2.93GHz, 256KB L2 cache per core and 12MB L3 cache per processor—2
processors/12 cores/24 threads), 48GB of DDR3 PC3-10600R memory, and SUSE Linux Enterprise
Server 11 x64. (1)
The scores in the following table are the first SPEC CPU2006 results published for this HS22
The IBM BladeCenter HS22 offers great performance balanced with flexible configuration options and
simple management in an efficient server designed to run a broad range of workloads, including
infrastructure, virtualization, and enterprise applications. An extensive choice of processors, memory,
internal storage, and I/O options allows flexible configurations.
Results are current as of March 16, 2010. 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
(1) The HS22 model using the Intel Xeon X5670 processor is planned to be generally available March
31, 2010. The HS22 as configured for this benchmark will be available March 31, 2010.
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IBM BladeCenter HS22
Six-Core Intel Xeon
Processor X5670 – 2.93GHz