Over at the Dell Blog, Garima Kochhar has posted a performance evaluation of four Haswell processor models (Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 Product Family) comparing them for performance and energy efficiency on HPC applications.
There is a clear performance up-side for all the applications and datasets studied here when using higher bin/higher core count processors. The goal of this study was to quantify these performance improvements as a guide to choosing the best processor model for a workload or cluster. This blog concludes our three part series on the impact of the new Dell 13G servers with Intel Haswell processors on HPC applications.
All tests were run on single servers. Your mileage may vary.
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