Re: What is the fastest machine for Mathematica?
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- Subject: [mg13608] Re: [mg13590] What is the fastest machine for Mathematica?
- From: Carl Woll <carlw at fermi.phys.washington.edu>
- Date: Fri, 7 Aug 1998 03:08:11 -0400
- Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com
Hi, Why don't you post an example of the calculations you are doing, so that somebody in the newsgroup may be able to figure out a way to speed up the calculation? Carl Woll Dept of Physics U of Washington On Mon, 3 Aug 1998, 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 > > ________________________________________________________ > >