First Quarter 99 SPECsfs97 Results

Defects Identified in SPEC SFS97 V2.0

June 14, 2001 - The Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC) has identified significant defects in its SFS97 benchmark suite. SPEC has suspended sales of the SFS97 benchmark and is no longer accepting new submission of SFS97 results for publication on SPEC's website (

SPEC is advising SFS licensees and users of the SPECsfs97.v2 and SPECsfs97.v3 metrics that several recently uncovered bugs impact the comparability of results. These flaws can impact the amount of work done during the measurement periods and can greatly reduce the expected working set size. SPEC recommends that users not utilize these results for system comparisons without a full understanding of the impact of these defects on each benchmark result.

See the full notice and the technical document detailing the defects before studying any results.

These results have been submitted to SPEC, see the disclaimer before studying any results.

Published Results

SPECsfs97.v2 (NFS version 2)

Company                 System                    CPU #  Proto  Result  ORT1   Disclosure

Compaq Computer Corpor  Compaq AlphaServer DS20       2   UDP     7612  7.46   HTML Text PS

SPECsfs97.v3 (NFS version 3)

Company                 System                    CPU #  Proto  Result  ORT1   Disclosure

1 ORT = Overall Response Time

Last publication update: Thu Oct 2 13:28:34 2003