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Re: RE: Version 6.0.2

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  • Subject: [mg86218] Re: [mg86195] RE: [mg85900] Version 6.0.2
  • From: "peter lindsay" <plindsay at mcs.st-and.ac.uk>
  • Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2008 02:58:42 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <200802270925.EAA16070@smc.vnet.net>

for info:
running OS X 10.4.11 and Mathematica 6.02 on iMac 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
Running MathematicaMark6 Benchmark obtained from "About Mathematica" pull
down menu->System Information->Benchmark with MathematicaMark. Benchmark
results are below:


--- System Information ---


Machine Name:          blackbook

System:                Mac OS X x86 (64-bit)

Date:                  March 5, 2008

Mathematica Version:   6.0.2

Benchmark Result:      1.53



--- MathematicaMark6 System Comparison ---


2p dual-core 3.0 GHz Intel Xeon 5160       2.84

Microsoft Windows (32-bit)


2p dual-core 2.66 GHz Intel Xeon           2.14

Apple Mac OS 10.4.8 (64-bit)


2p quad-core 1.6 GHz Intel Xeon 5310       1.88

CentOS Linux 4.4 (32-bit)


2p 1.4 GHz Itanium 2                       1.78

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS 3.0 (64-bit)


blackbook                                  1.53

Mac OS X x86 (64-bit)


2p 2.4 GHz Opteron 250                     1.24

Sun Solaris 10 (64-bit)


2p dual-core 2.5 GHz G5                    1.22

Apple Mac OS 10.4.8 (32-bit)


2.4 GHz Pentium 4                          1.00

Microsoft Windows XP (32-bit)


4p 1 GHz Power 4                           0.53

IBM AIX 5.3 (64-bit)


2p 1.28 GHz UltraSPARC III                 0.37

Sun Solaris SPARC (64-bit)


2p 552 MHz PA-8600                         0.21

HP HP-UX 11.11 (64-bit)


(Faster systems give larger numbers)



--- MathematicaMark6 Detailed Timings ---


                                          Total  Test 1  Test 2  Test 3
Test 4  Test 5  Test 6  Test 7  Test 8  Test 9  Test 10  Test 11  Test 12
Test 13  Test 14  Test 15


2p dual-core 3.0 GHz Intel Xeon 5160

Microsoft Windows (32-bit)                30.4   2.08    0.67    1.09
2.70    4.03    0.50    0.89    3.17    2.00    2.16     2.41     2.08
1.50     2.59     2.52


2p dual-core 2.66 GHz Intel Xeon

Apple Mac OS 10.4.8 (64-bit)              40.3   1.75    0.44    1.85
3.38    11.70   0.30    0.52    3.62    2.07    2.39     2.41     1.56
1.71     3.66     2.91


2p quad-core 1.6 GHz Intel Xeon 5310

CentOS Linux 4.4 (32-bit)                 45.8   2.01    1.20    0.93
4.42    8.32    0.88    1.54    5.12    1.61    3.14     3.91     2.73
3.37     3.49     3.12


2p 1.4 GHz Itanium 2

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS 3.0 (64-bit)  48.6   3.82    0.83    1.39
1.92    2.80    0.33    0.76    7.44    3.29    4.84     7.11     4.90
2.90     2.88     3.34


blackbook

Mac OS X x86 (64-bit)                     56.4   2.61    0.59    2.56
4.06    15.00   0.40    0.70    4.67    4.95    2.95     3.26     2.24
2.04     5.51     4.91


2p 2.4 GHz Opteron 250

Sun Solaris 10 (64-bit)                   69.3   3.92    0.60    3.68
5.79    15.30   0.41    0.90    7.62    4.32    3.31     4.27     3.52
5.68     4.53     5.45


2p dual-core 2.5 GHz G5

Apple Mac OS 10.4.8 (32-bit)              70.6   3.92    1.25    3.88
4.53    18.10   0.81    1.43    6.39    2.29    4.96     5.83     4.64
2.72     6.02     3.89


2.4 GHz Pentium 4

Microsoft Windows XP (32-bit)             86.2   5.05    1.23    3.00
8.84    7.50    0.92    1.63    9.17    8.78    5.39     6.17     5.67
4.51     9.42     8.90


4p 1 GHz Power 4

IBM AIX 5.3 (64-bit)                      163.7  7.34    1.56    5.90
9.20    60.10   0.94    1.64    10.10   14.40   3.30     13.20    6.99
6.04     10.50    12.50


2p 1.28 GHz UltraSPARC III

Sun Solaris SPARC (64-bit)                235.2  12.00   1.97    9.66
12.70   45.30   1.13    2.43    26.30   32.30   7.40     19.70    11.90
5.91     18.90    27.50


2p 552 MHz PA-8600

HP HP-UX 11.11 (64-bit)                   405.5  25.30   3.92    30.50
9.76    64.90   33.10   3.41    49.50   22.60   28.20    41.80    24.00
21.10    24.00    23.30


(Timings are CPU time in seconds)



On 05/03/2008, =8Aer=FDch Jakub <Serych at panska.cz> wrote:
>
> > My initial impression of Mathematica Version 6.0.2 is a
> > disappointment.
>
>
> My too :-((( I was awaiting new version with the big hope, that the
> problem
> with paclets could be solved in it. But it is not!!!
>
> I have heared, that this problem occures on Czech version of Windows XP
> only.
> When somebody tries to download any paclet data, it says, that there is
> problem with Internet connectivity. For example:
>
> In[1]:- ChemicalData["Caffeine"]
>
> ChemicalData::dlfail: Internet download of data for ChemicalData \ failed.
> Use Help > Internet Connectivity... to test or reconfigure \ internet
> connectivity. >>
>
> Out[1]- $Failed
>
> But internet connectivity on that machine is realy OK and also tests in
> Help/Internet connectivity are OK. I can test it, and already have tested
> it
> with and without proxy on our network and it is always the same.
>
> Does anybody have the same problem on other language versions of Windows
> XP?
> Does anybody know any workaround?
>
> I know, that paclet data are not so essential for pure mathematics, but as
> we
> are highschool and have bought universal license of M6, we have many more
> applications for Mathematica which are realy dependent on paclets.
>
> Thanks for any help
>
>
> Jakub
>



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peter lindsay
Computing Officer
Mathematical Institute
University of St Andrews
KY16 9SS
01334463756


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