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Re: Karl's Mathematica 8 benchmark results for current MacBook Air?

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  • Subject: [mg124602] Re: Karl's Mathematica 8 benchmark results for current MacBook Air?
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2012 03:27:09 -0500 (EST)
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Bob,

Thanks, this is helpful.

Have you considered sending this to Karl to include in his 
publicly-available posted timings?

Murray

On 1/25/12 9:39 AM, Bob Hanlon wrote:
> I have a MacBook Air 13-inch, Late 2010, 2.13 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 4
> GB 1067 MHz DDR3, Apple SSD TS256C, NVIDIA GeForce 320M 256 MB, Mac OS
> X Lion v10.7.2 running Mathematica 8.0.4.0
>
> $Version
>
> "8.0 for Mac OS X x86 (64-bit) (October 5, 2011)"
>
> _____________________________
>
>
> Version = 8.0 for Mac OS X x86 (64-bit) (February 23, 2011)
>
> Times   = {11.1021,13.16,10.4392,5.91733,14.9907,5.11964,43.7721,7.67476,13.8678,25.9115,18.044,14.0918,15.7291}
>
> Total Kernel Time = 199.82,  Absolute Time = 116.5
>
> Benchmark = 0.990109 , Benchmark_p = 1.69762, kernels = 2
>
> Version = 8.0 for Mac OS X x86 (64-bit) (February 23, 2011)
>
> Times2   = {15.1146,15.3898,16.2901}
>
> Total Kernel Time2 = 46.7945,  Absolute Time parallel = 30.63
>
> Benchmark2 = 1.1956 , Benchmark parallel = 1.82676
>
> __________________
>
> MathematicaMark8 Benchmark Report
>
> System:	Mac OS X x86 (64-bit)
> Date:	January 25, 2012
> Mathematica Version:	8.0.4
> Benchmark Result:	0.56
>
>
> Bob Hanlon
>
>
> On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 7:07 AM, Murray Eisenberg<murray at math.umass.edu>  wrote:
>> I'm still trying to decide how viable it would be to run Mathematica on
>> a MacBook Air (as a secondary machine when away from home).
>>
>> Can anybody provide benchmarks for version 8.0.4 on a _current_ model
>> MacBook Air from:
>>
>>   (1) Karl Unterkofler's MMA 8.0 test notebook
>>       https://homepages.fhv.at/ku/karl/mma.html
>>
>>   (2) the built-in Mathematica benchmark.
>>
>> --
>> Murray Eisenberg                     murray at math.umass.edu
>> Mathematics&  Statistics Dept.
>> Lederle Graduate Research Tower      phone 413 549-1020 (H)
>> University of Massachusetts                413 545-2859 (W)
>> 710 North Pleasant Street            fax   413 545-1801
>> Amherst, MA 01003-9305
>>
>

-- 
Murray Eisenberg                     murray at math.umass.edu
Mathematics & Statistics Dept.
Lederle Graduate Research Tower      phone 413 549-1020 (H)
University of Massachusetts                413 545-2859 (W)
710 North Pleasant Street            fax   413 545-1801
Amherst, MA 01003-9305



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