[gmx-users] Woodcrest results

David van der Spoel spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se
Tue Apr 10 19:34:18 CEST 2007

vipin sachdeva wrote:
> Considering that you are running 4 MPI processes on 4 cores/2 chips 
> system, don't you think the  title of the page of the benchmarks is 
> misleading -- "Single  processor benchmarks" ? Also, won't we get better 
> performance with running threads. I believe the 2 chips are connected 
> through a front side bus and  has a globally coherent memory
> shared among  the 2 chips ?
> Regards
> vipin
Well I can't argue about the title, but the fact that column N means 
number of cores was mentioned in the table caption.
Are your results closer to the ones on the website now?

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