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Re: What is the fastest machine for Mathematica?

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  • Subject: [mg13659] Re: What is the fastest machine for Mathematica?
  • From: Selwyn Hollis <shollis at peachnet.campus.mci.net>
  • Date: Sun, 09 Aug 1998 19:06:10 -0400
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Christian et al:

Have a look at Karl's Mathematica benchmarks at
http://fampm201.tu-graz.ac.at/karl/Mathematica.html

Enjoy!


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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>
> Christian Keysers
>
> School of Psychology
> Univ. of St Andrews
> Scotland KY16 9JU
> UK
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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dr. Selwyn Hollis
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Armstrong Atlantic State University
Savannah, GA 31419 USA
<http://www.math.armstrong.edu/faculty/hollis/>
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