[gmx-users] benchmarking results

Erik Lindahl lindahl at stanford.edu
Fri Aug 1 00:59:00 CEST 2003

On Thursday, July 31, 2003, at 01:47 PM, Crystal Hancock wrote:

> To whom it may concern:
>  I have a question in regards to a table on the
> gromacs website. There is a table located at the
> bottom of the page at
> http://www.gromacs.org/benchmarks/single.php. I shows
> the machine, cpu, clock, cache, and the a number for
> each benchmark (villin, lys/cut, lys/PME, DPPC,
> Poly-CH2). However, there is nowhere that says what
> this number represents. Is it time? Mflops? If anyone
> knows, please let me know. I would like to compare my
> results with these, but I'm not sure what to look at
> to compare.

Hi Crystal,

I'm pretty sure it says somewhere on the page, but the unit is 
picoseconds of simulation per day (i.e. 24h). At the end of a 
simulation Gromacs prints the performance per hour - just multiply that 
by 24.



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