[gmx-developers] GROMACS performance on Opteron Dual Core processors!

Axel Kohlmeyer akohlmey at cmm.chem.upenn.edu
Mon Sep 25 19:09:44 CEST 2006

On Mon, 25 Sep 2006, Florian Haberl wrote:

FH> The market for cpus is always in fast movement, today Woodcrest (posted on the 
FH> mailing list some weeks ago) is faster, but noone can say if the new opterons 
FH> (better socket, perhaps quad cores) is faster, or if even Cell or Clearspeed 
FH> will be the next big number.

apropos cell. i've head rumors about a gromacs version for cell 
processors. there is no mentioning in the sources and i found 
erik's somewhat discouraging remarks on it in the mailing list
archives. can anybody (dis-)confirm this and/or provide details?


FH> Greetings,
FH> Florian

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