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Re: Re: "2p" in BenchmarkReport ?
Daniele Lupo wrote: > Il Mon, 18 Jul 2005 07:28:47 +0000 (UTC), Murray Eisenberg ha scritto: >>Mathematica's version 5.2 StandardPackages Utilities`Benchmark` >>identifies several of the reference systems as "2p" -- e.g., "2p 1.4 GHz >>Itanium 2", "2p 2.5 GHz G5". >> >>What does the "2p" mean? > > Maybe two processors? Mathematica 5.2 is optimized for multi-core calculus, > and for 64 bit platform. Yes, the "2p" means two processors or cores. As another poster correctly postulated, "4p" would be four, and so on. > Instead, if I've a Athlon 64, but with Windows XP Home 32 bit, what > mathematica core is installed? 32 or 64 bit? The 32-bit kernel would be installed. The 32-bit Windows XP isn't capable of running 64-bit binaries, lacks the necessary system libraries, etc. -- Mike Pilat Sr. Software Engineer Software Technology Wolfram Research, Inc. mpilat at wolfram.com