ADI Blackfin EEMBC Benchmarks

EEMBC
Analog Devices recently announced the certified results for their Blackfin BF533 processor in a wide range of tests performed by the Embedded Microprocessor Benchmark Consortium (EEMBC). ADI’s Blackfin demonstrated strong performance in 11 EEMBC benchmark ratings, which test for specific capabilities in embedded communications, networking, consumer, office automation, automotive, industrial and digital entertainment applications. All of the tests were run using EEMBC’s “out-of-the-box” C code.

Manufacturer ADI Freescale Freescale
Processor Blackfin ARM1136JF-S ARM926EJ-S
Product BF533 i.MX31 i.MX21
Clock Frequency (MHz) 594 532 266
Certified on Hardware? yes yes yes
EEMBC Networking 2.0*
IPmark** 45 50.4 24.4
TCPmark** 117 68.5 NA
EEMBC AutoBench 1.1*
Automark** 183.1 126.6 29.6
EEMBC ConsumerBench 1.1*
Consumermark** 54.9 26.6 13.7
EEMBC OABench 1.1*
OAmark** 352 341 152
EEMBC TeleBench 1.1*
Telemark** 11.7 6.1 2.5
EEMBC DENBench 1.0*
MPEG Decodemark** 337 231 112
MPEG Encodemark** 392 243 100
Cryptomark** 257 219 104
Imagemark** 352 315 154
DENmark** 57.5 45.5 21.6
Geometric Mean 138.7 99.3 42.6

* Out-of-the-box category
** Higher numbers are better

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