Re: What is the fastest machine for Mathematica?
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- Subject: [mg13611] Re: [mg13590] What is the fastest machine for Mathematica?
- From: Andrew Watson <abwatson at mail.arc.nasa.gov>
- Date: Fri, 7 Aug 1998 03:08:14 -0400
- Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com
At 11:53 PM -0800 8/2/98, Christian Keysers wrote: >We are currently running mathematica on a Silicon Graphics Ingigo 2 >machine with a 200Mhz processor and 256Mb Ram. The calculations involve >fitting of gaussians to data set, and take two long at present (2h30min >for each data set requiring 16 * 8 fits). Does anybody know what >machines may bring the best speed for that kind of computations? The >benchmark sites available in the net only contain data for relatively >slow machines (Dec Alphas, Mac, Pentiums). We were thinking of getting >an Origin 2000, but even these machines only get really fast with >multiple processors (not supported by mathematica). So if anybody has a >really fast machine, let me know! > > >-- >________________________________________________________ > >Christian Keysers > >School of Psychology >Univ. of St Andrews >Scotland KY16 9JU >UK >Tel.: +44.1334.462083 or 463045 >Fax.: +44.1334.463042 >Email: ck6 at st-and.ac.uk > >________________________________________________________ Every time we buy a new $30K workstation, we find it is outpaced by the current $3K Apple Macintosh. We never learn. Caveat Emptor. Andrew