Re: Mathematica 7.0 slow on OS X

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*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)*References*: <200811240910.EAA00737@smc.vnet.net>

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>: > > I just tried Mathematica 7.0 > > > 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 > > > Mathematica 6.0.3: Benchmark = 0.97038 > > > > > and for > > > > > > > Mathematica 7.0: Benchmark = 0.471266 > > > > > > > The numbers obtained by Mathematica#s own > BenchmarkReport[] are comparable, however: 1.88 vs. 1.91. > > > > > > > If 7.0 is really so much slower on a Mac as indicated by > the UnterKofler test, then is hardly good news. > > > So, what is your experience? > > > > > > > Matt > > > > > > > > > > > (numbers were generated on a MacBook Pro 2.2 GHz Intel > Core 2 Duo, OS X 10.5.5) > > >

**References**:**Mathematica 7.0 slow on OS X***From:*"Matthias Gottschalk" <mgott@gfz-potsdam.de>