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Re: Mathematica 7.0 slow on OS X

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  • Subject: [mg93779] Re: [mg93713] Mathematica 7.0 slow on OS X
  • From: peter <plindsay.0 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2008 07:19:55 -0500 (EST)
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you're luck - at least you've got a copy.
I'm a premier member, but then I'm in Britain so maybe that's why I'll
be last to get a copy.

regards

Peter

2008/11/24 Matthias Gottschalk <mgott at gfz-potsdam.de>:
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> I just tried Mathematica 7.0
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> In comparison to Mathematica 6.0.3, 7.0 seems to be by
> factor of 2 slower under OS X.
> When I run the "Mathematica Benchmark Test Mathematica 6.0" from
> Karl UnterKofler I get for
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> Mathematica 6.0.3: Benchmark = 0.97038
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> Mathematica 7.0: Benchmark = 0.471266
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> The numbers obtained by Mathematica#s own
> BenchmarkReport[] are comparable, however: 1.88 vs. 1.91.
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> If 7.0 is really so much slower on a Mac as indicated by
> the UnterKofler test, then is hardly good news.
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> So, what is your experience?
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> (numbers were generated on a MacBook Pro 2.2 GHz Intel
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