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Re: Re: Comparison of Mathematica on Various Computers

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg50276] Re: [mg50216] Re: [mg50210] Comparison of Mathematica on Various Computers
  • From: DrBob <drbob at bigfoot.com>
  • Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2004 06:22:13 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <98C1D29B145B18468DEF6BD635568A271E376E@dph-msg-003>
  • Reply-to: drbob at bigfoot.com
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

I hate to say this, it's so obvious, but...

Gaming and 3D benchmarks are irrelevant to the question of which machine is faster when running Mathematica--or anything useful, for that matter.

Bobby

On Mon, 23 Aug 2004 11:10:43 -0400, Hobbs, Sylvia (DPH) <Sylvia.Hobbs at state.ma.us> wrote:

> Hi Bobby!
>
> http://www.computeruser.com/articles/2208,12,84,1,0801,03.html
>
> SH
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: DrBob [mailto:drbob at bigfoot.com]
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> Sent: Saturday, August 21, 2004 11:18 AM
> To: Hobbs, Sylvia (DPH)
> Subject: [mg50276] Re: [mg50216] Re: [mg50210] Comparison of Mathematica on Various
> Computers
>
> Like what?
>
> Bobby
>
> On Sat, 21 Aug 2004 03:04:17 -0400 (EDT), Hobbs, Sylvia (DPH)
> <Sylvia.Hobbs at state.ma.us> wrote:
>
>> Don't jump on the AMD bandwagon without checking other benchmarks. Some
>> notorious problems are alluded to in the company's own white papers.
>>
>> Sylvia Hobbs
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: karl unterkofler [mailto:karl.unterkofler at fh-vorarlberg.ac.at]
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
>> To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
>> Subject: [mg50276] [mg50216] [mg50210] Comparison of Mathematica on Various
> Computers
>>
>>  ''Comparison of Mathematica on Various Computers''
>> is now on <a href="http://smc.vnet.net/mathbench.html";>
>> (or <a href="http://www2.staff.fh-vorarlberg.ac.at/~ku/karl/mma.html";>)
>>
>>
>> Mathematica 5.0 benchmark on
>> http://www2.staff.fh-vorarlberg.ac.at/~ku/karl/timings50.html
>>
>> New results for Mathematica 5.0:
>>
>> Pentium M 1500MHz
>> P4, 3.2 GHz, 2GB RAM, 512kb, XP SP1
>> Pentium 4 XT ("Extreme Edition"), 3.2 GHz, 2GB, Win XP Pro
>> xAMD Athlon 3200+, 2GB RAM, WinXP Pro
>> Toshiba TE2000 laptop, P3 1.2 GHz, 512MB, Win XP Pro
>>
>> The new test notebook for Mathematica 5.0 is available at
>> http://www2.staff.fh-vorarlberg.ac.at/~ku/karl/math/MMA5.0-Test.nb
>>
>>
>> Karl Unterkofler
>>
>>
>>
>
>
>
> --
> DrBob at bigfoot.com
> www.eclecticdreams.net
>
>



-- 
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