The Computer Language
22.05 Benchmarks Game

Fastest cpu secs Node js versus C gcc

Always look at the source code.

If the fastest programs are hand-written vector instructions, does the host language matter? You might be more interested in the less optimised programs — more cpu seconds, less gz source code.

fannkuch-redux
source mem gz cpu
C gcc #6 1,044 1576 8.26
C gcc #4 964 1183 13.89
C gcc #5 1,072 910 29.38
C gcc #3 1,016 567 42.18
C gcc 988 508 43.27
Node js #5 85,336 1313 44.58
C gcc #2 1,140 1557 45.01
n-body
source mem gz cpu
C gcc #9 992 1633 2.12
C gcc #8 8 1391 4.10
C gcc #4 1,304 1490 4.44
C gcc #5 1,020 1429 6.10
C gcc #7 1,300 1244 6.79
C gcc #2 1,264 1263 7.19
C gcc #6 1,304 1180 7.21
C gcc #3 1,304 1208 7.23
C gcc 1,264 1173 7.55
Node js #6 41,056 1268 8.43
spectral-norm
source mem gz cpu
C gcc #6 1,068 1197 1.57
C gcc #5 1,344 569 2.85
C gcc #4 1,352 1139 2.85
Node js #7 41,524 414 5.38
C gcc 1,248 383 5.38
Node js 41,668 319 5.45
C gcc #3 1,348 463 5.68
Node js #6 90,932 999 6.20
mandelbrot
source mem gz cpu
C gcc #6 31,244 1135 5.12
C gcc #8 33,068 782 6.29
C gcc #4 32,704 799 13.81
C gcc #7 33,108 994 13.87
C gcc 29,692 822 13.91
C gcc #3 29,840 763 13.99
Node js #3 118,180 1122 16.00
C gcc #9 32,904 694 16.03
C gcc #2 1,040 400 25.30
Node js #2 48,484 416 28.21
Node js 43,580 373 65.26
pidigits
source mem gz cpu
C gcc 2,648 452 0.73
C gcc #2 2,920 416 0.74
Node js #4 45,096 481 1.14
Node js #2 72,556 397 13.11
Node js #3 72,536 424 13.22
regex-redux
source mem gz cpu
C gcc #5 152,220 1397 2.02
C gcc #2 103,084 1115 3.23
C gcc #4 152,056 1230 3.24
C gcc #3 103,540 1266 3.31
Node js #3 1,045,556 668 5.97
Node js #4 985,940 463 6.24
fasta
source mem gz cpu
C gcc #9 1,256 1463 0.78
C gcc #5 1,052 1281 1.30
C gcc #8 1,044 1293 2.74
C gcc #6 2,140 1930 2.76
C gcc #4 1,020 1240 3.06
C gcc #2 2,860 2268 3.25
C gcc #7 2,864 2011 3.28
C gcc 1,016 1206 3.67
C gcc #3 972 819 4.49
Node js #5 101,844 2047 6.38
Node js 50,304 809 37.60
k-nucleotide
source mem gz cpu
C gcc 130,156 1506 12.31
Node js #3 419,748 1812 43.70
Node js #2 72,156 935 112.88
Node js 621,752 1008 115.69
reverse-complement
source mem gz cpu
C gcc #7 499,132 1965 0.57
C gcc #8 499,184 1627 0.77
C gcc #6 688,416 820 1.27
C gcc #5 994,088 647 1.42
C gcc #2 994,152 750 1.45
C gcc #4 500,416 709 3.49
Node js #7 1,556,168 1480 4.97
Node js #2 727,572 1221 16.87
binary-trees
source mem gz cpu
C gcc #2 168,384 809 4.32
C gcc #3 134,068 836 4.71
C gcc 263,664 654 22.16
Node js #6 1,322,340 744 27.83
C gcc #5 351,304 908 32.02
Node js 1,173,028 711 36.72
Node js #7 1,107,220 451 40.72
Node js

v18.1.0

C gcc

11.2.0-19ubuntu1