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Old 05-05-2009
Early PowerMac G5

    Hardware Overview:

      Model Name: Power Mac G5
      Model Identifier: PowerMac7,2
      Processor Name: PowerPC 970  (2.2)
      Processor Speed: 1.8 GHz
      Number Of CPUs: 2
      L2 Cache (per CPU): 512 KB
      Memory: 1.5 GB
      Bus Speed: 900 MHz
      Boot ROM Version: 5.1.5f0


  BYTE UNIX Benchmarks (Version 3.11)
  System -- Darwin box 9.6.0 Darwin Kernel Version 9.6.0: Mon Nov 24 17:39:01 PST 2008; root:xnu-1228.9.59~1/RELEASE_PPC Power Macintosh
  Start Benchmark Run: Tue May  5 14:40:16 EDT 2009
   2 interactive users.
Dhrystone 2 without register variables   3892582.2 lps   (10 secs, 6 samples)
Dhrystone 2 using register variables     2990702.0 lps   (10 secs, 6 samples)
Arithmetic Test (type = arithoh)         5394936.0 lps   (10 secs, 6 samples)
Arithmetic Test (type = register)        434462.0 lps   (10 secs, 6 samples)
Arithmetic Test (type = short)           308385.1 lps   (10 secs, 6 samples)
Arithmetic Test (type = int)             231119.5 lps   (10 secs, 6 samples)
Arithmetic Test (type = long)            334410.4 lps   (10 secs, 6 samples)
Arithmetic Test (type = float)           214411.9 lps   (10 secs, 6 samples)
Arithmetic Test (type = double)          227668.1 lps   (10 secs, 6 samples)
System Call Overhead Test                110456.8 lps   (10 secs, 6 samples)
Pipe Throughput Test                     117094.0 lps   (10 secs, 6 samples)
Pipe-based Context Switching Test         30299.1 lps   (10 secs, 6 samples)
Process Creation Test                      1186.4 lps   (10 secs, 6 samples)
Execl Throughput Test                       493.7 lps   (9 secs, 6 samples)
File Read  (10 seconds)                  309296.0 KBps  (10 secs, 6 samples)
File Write (10 seconds)                  136400.0 KBps  (10 secs, 6 samples)
File Copy  (10 seconds)                   29618.0 KBps  (10 secs, 6 samples)
File Read  (30 seconds)                  314554.0 KBps  (30 secs, 6 samples)
File Write (30 seconds)                  136395.0 KBps  (30 secs, 6 samples)
File Copy  (30 seconds)                   25839.0 KBps  (30 secs, 6 samples)
C Compiler Test                             708.0 lpm   (60 secs, 3 samples)
Shell scripts (1 concurrent)               1074.7 lpm   (60 secs, 3 samples)
Shell scripts (2 concurrent)                741.1 lpm   (60 secs, 3 samples)
Shell scripts (4 concurrent)                391.7 lpm   (60 secs, 3 samples)
Shell scripts (8 concurrent)                196.0 lpm   (60 secs, 3 samples)
Dc: sqrt(2) to 99 decimal places          19892.0 lpm   (60 secs, 6 samples)
Recursion Test--Tower of Hanoi            44988.8 lps   (10 secs, 6 samples)

                     INDEX VALUES            
TEST                                        BASELINE     RESULT      INDEX

Arithmetic Test (type = double)               2541.7   227668.1       89.6
Dhrystone 2 without register variables       22366.3  3892582.2      174.0
Execl Throughput Test                           16.5      493.7       29.9
File Copy  (30 seconds)                        179.0    25839.0      144.4
Pipe-based Context Switching Test             1318.5    30299.1       23.0
Shell scripts (8 concurrent)                     4.0      196.0       49.0
     SUM of  6 items                                                 509.9
     AVERAGE                                                          85.0

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