Benchmark: Core 2 Duo T7200 vs. Core i7 2620M

Test systems:
System 1: 2007 noteoobk: Toshiba U205-S5067: Core 2 Duo T7200, 4GB RAM, 320 GB HD
System 2: 2011 notebook: Toshiba R830-10P: Core i7 2620M, 8GB RAM, 256 GB SSD

This benchmark result is not only affected by the processor. Almost all system components affects the result. The processor is only the main component.

Evaluating overall performance, for compiling Linux Kernel and generate its RPM packages for Fedora 15: Core i7 system is 2.85 times faster than Core 2 Duo system.

I've run the steps described on:, for the kernel package kernel-

The only difference to the procedure described above is that I added the command "time" in the building step, to be able to compare necessary time to do same task.
$ time rpmbuild -bb --with baseonly --without debuginfo --target=`uname -m` kernel.spec

Individual results
System 1: Core 2 Duo
real 67m48.453s
user 88m6.698s
sys 17m35.033s

System 2: Core i7
real 23m46.994s
user 68m25.556s
sys 10m29.816s

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