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Related to MFLOP: Megaflops, gigaflop, teraflop
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Noun1.MFLOP - (computer science) a unit for measuring the speed of a computer systemMFLOP - (computer science) a unit for measuring the speed of a computer system
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
unit, unit of measurement - any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume"
teraflop, trillion floating point operations per second - (computer science) a unit for measuring the speed of a computer system
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The Cray-2 is rated at 1,800 MFLOPS (peak); it has 4 processors and 4GB of primary memory; and it was running UNICOS 4.
Machine Characteristics Clock Speed Peak Cache Line Size Machine (MHz) MFLOPS Size (KB) Associativity (Bytes) IBM POWER2 66.
5, that being the Greatly Reduced Array of Processor Elements with Data Reduction (GRAPE-DR) system at the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, which produced 429 Mflops per watt.
In this case, for order 0 and 1 we have the same number of Mflops and iterations for some [[sigma].
The Java code is compiled into a native executable by the IBM High Performance Compiler for Java (HPCJ) [Seshadri 1997], and achieves a performance of 5 Mflops on the RS/6000 F50.
In terms of raw number crunching, the 200MHz Power3 could in theory crank out about 800 MFLOPS, with about 630 MFLOPS realized on benchmark tests.
3) processing per unit area of board space, another critical military driver in space-constrained applications, attains 20-50 MFLOPS per [in.
The chip set will exceed 100 MIPS and 100 MFLOPS and will generate more than 100,000 polygons per second.
2 double-precision Linpack MFLOPS and and SPECmark of 25.
Instead of specifying MFLOPS or MIPS, we furnish benchmarks such as the number of speech encoders or MPEG channels a DSP chip can handle.
While it is routine today to find computer processors capable of computing hundreds of Mflops to even Gflop performance on computational kernels, delivering sustained peak performance to solve the problems of large-scale application codes remains a challenge for hardware and software developers.
In both cases the performance is less than 1% of the 1100 Mflops which we can expect for Krylov subspace methods without preconditioning on the Fujitsu VPP300.