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Re: What is the fastest machine for Mathematica?


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!
> 
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