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Re: Mathematica performance improvements


� wrote:

> Syd Geraghty wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Some may be interested in the three successive benchmarks below run on  
>> my MacBook Pro starting with Mathematica 5.2 in Jan 2007.
>>
>>
>> {
>>   {"Machine Name:", "syd-geraghtys-computer"},
>>   {"System:", "Mac OS X x86 (32-bit)"},
>>   {"Date:", "January 8, 2007"},
>>   {"Mathematica Version:", "5.2.2"},
>>   {"Benchmark Result:", "1.76"}
>> }
>>
>> {
>>   {"Machine Name:", "syd-geraghtys-computer"},
>>   {"System:", "Mac OS X x86 (32-bit)"},
>>   {"Date:", "May 7, 2007"},
>>   {"Mathematica Version:", "6.0.0"},
>>   {"Benchmark Result:", "1.67"}
>> }
>>
>> {
>>   {"Machine Name:", "syds-macbook-pro"},
>>   {"System:", "Mac OS X x86 (64-bit)"},
>>   {"Date:", "June 19, 2008"},
>>   {"Mathematica Version:", "6.0.3"},
>>   {"Benchmark Result:", "1.94"}
>> }
>>
> 
> What kind of benchmark did you use and what do the numbers mean?

I believe the above results come from the *Benchmarking* package 
(standard add-on).

Evaluate,

     Needs["Benchmarking`"];
     BenchmarkReport[]

then, look for the section [Plain Text Version] at the bottom of the 
generated report.

Regards,
-- Jean-Marc



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