Opteron 1.8
32 Bit
Opteron 1.8
64 Bit
Dell P4 2.4
32 Bit
Knoppix 3.3
BogoMIPS 3578.26-4757.91
Encrypt Linux 2.6.0 source tarball with TripleDES
OpenSSL 0.9.7c
openssl des3 -e -pass pass:PaSsWoRd < linux-2.6.0.tar.bz2 > /dev/null
2.13 s2.95 s2.12 s
Encrypt Linux 2.6.0 source tarball with AES-256-CBC
OpenSSL 0.9.7c
openssl aes256-cbc -e -pass pass:PaSsWoRd < linux-2.6.0.tar.bz2 > /dev/null
1.97 s0.54 s2.00 s
Encode tracks 1-3 of Beatles' Abbey Road to MP3 (11 minutes)
Lame 3.92
lame --alt-preset standard test.wav test.mp3
Note: 32 and 64 bit versions produce differing output files. Huh?
4:202:513:30
Decode MP3 created above
mpg321 0.2.10
mpg321 test.mp3 --wav /dev/null
10.2 s 8.78 s14.6 s
Decompress Linux kernel tarball
bzip2 1.0.2
bunzip2 linux-2.6.0.tar.bz2
20.6 s 14.6 s25.4 s
Compress Linux kernel tarball
bzip2 1.0.2
bzip2 linux-2.6.0.tar
1:17 57.6 s1:24
512x512: Filters/Render/Patterns/Diffraction Patterns
Gimp 1.3.23
11 s16 s
2048x2048: Filters/Render/Clouds/Plasma
Gimp 1.3.23
6 s5 s
Notes:
  1. All Knoppix tests used a ramdisk - this could create a slight performance increase, although most tests should be mainly CPU bound.