IBM Power 795 server

Extraordinary scale, capacity and bandwidth for the most demanding enterprise applications

POWER7® means high performance, high capacity, and near linear scaling. The benchmark and performance data below demonstrate how IBM solutions can be optimized for a wide variety of workloads, each one providing you with performance you can count on.


Multiuser performance
Technology Chips Cores Threads GHz Partition Size rPerf* CPW**
POWER7 4 24 96 3.70 24 273.51 149,100
POWER7 8 48 192 3.70 24 547.02 288,500
POWER7 12 72 288 3.70 24 820.53  
POWER7 16 96 384 3.70 24 1,094.04  
POWER7 20 120 480 3.70 24 1,367.55  
POWER7 24 144 576 3.70 24 1,641.06  
POWER7 28 168 672 3.70 24 1,914.57  
POWER7 32 192 768 3.70 24 2,188.08  
POWER7 4 32 128 4.00 32 372.27 204,300
POWER7 8 64 256 4.00 32 744.54 399,200
POWER7 12 96 384 4.00 32 1,116.81  
POWER7 16 128 512 4.00 32 1,489.08  
POWER7 20 160 640 4.00 32 1,861.35  
POWER7 24 192 768 4.00 32 2,233.62  
POWER7 28 224 896 4.00 32 2,605.89  
POWER7 32 256 1,024 4.00 32 2,978.16  
POWER7 6 24 96 4.25 16 347.36 162,100
POWER7 8 32 128 4.25 16 463.14 218,400
POWER7 12 48 192 4.25 16 694.71  
POWER7 16 64 256 4.25 16 926.28  
POWER7 20 80 320 4.25 16 1,157.85  
POWER7 24 96 384 4.25 16 1,389.42  
POWER7 28 112 448 4.25 16 1,620.99  
POWER7 32 128 512 4.25 16 1,852.56  
POWER7 16 64 256 4.25 64 777.09  
POWER7 16 128 512 4.00 64 1,406.36  
POWER7 32 128 512 4.25 64 1,554.18  
POWER7 32 256 1,024 4.00 64 2,812.72  

SPEC CPU2006 performance
Technology Chips Cores Threads GHz OS SPEC
int_rate
SPEC
fp_rate
POWER7 4 32 128 4.00 AIX 7.1 1,440  
POWER7 32 256 1,024 4.00 AIX 7.1 11,200 10,500
POWER7 32 256 1,024 4.00 SLES 11 SP1 10,900 10,400
POWER7 32 256 1,024 4.00 RHEL 6 11,300 10,500
POWER7 32 128 512 4.25 AIX 7.1 6,150 5,870
POWER7 32 128 512 4.25 SLES 11 SP1 6,130 5,860

SPECjbb2005 performance
Technology Chips Cores Threads GHz OS BOPS BOPS/jvm JVM
POWER7 32 256 1,024 4.00 AIX 7.1 21,058,767 82,261 256
POWER7 32 256 1,024 4.00 SLES 11 SP1 20,499,538 80,076 256

LINPACK performance
Technology Chips Cores Threads GHz OS HPC Gflops    
HPC Peak
POWER7 32 256 256 4.00 AIX 7.1 6,653 8,487
POWER7 32 256 256 4.00 SLES 11 SP1 6,830 8,487
POWER7 32 256 256 4.00 RHEL 6,902 8,487
POWER7 32 128 128 4.25 AIX 7.1 3,676 4,358
POWER7 32 128 128 4.25 SLES 11 SP1 3,784 4,358

SAP performance - SD 2-Tier1
Technology Chips Cores Threads GHz OS Number
of Users
Database ERP
Release
Cert. Number
POWER7 16 128 512 4.00 AIX 7.1 70,032 DB2 9.7 6.0 EHP4
(Unicode)
2010042
POWER7 32 256 1,024 4.00 AIX 7.1 126,063 DB2 9.7 6.0 EHP4
(Unicode)
2010046
1 Central Server: Power 795

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IBM's integrated approach to developing Systems and Systems Software stacks together delivers a platform that supports next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing on an open platform for choice while providing maximum utilization, availability, and flexibility to help you deliver new advantages to your business.

IBM and IBM Business Partner solutions exploit key benefits in IBM Power Systems’ unique design combined with systems software to provide support for next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing to providing unprecedented insights into opportunities, threats and efficiencies to your organization.


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