GCC 4.6, LLVM/Clang 2.9, DragonEgg Five-System Benchmarks
Phoronix: GCC 4.6, LLVM/Clang 2.9, DragonEgg Five-System Benchmarks
Version 4.6 of GCC was released over the weekend with a multitude of improvements and version 2.9 of the Low-Level Virtual Machine is due out in early April with its share of improvements. How though do these two leading open-source compilers compare? In this article we are providing benchmarks of GCC 4.5.2, GCC 4.6.0, DragonEgg with LLVM 2.9, and Clang with LLVM 2.9 across five distinct AMD / Intel systems to see how the compiler performance compares.
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