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(1.) A kFLOPS is 1000 FLoating-point Operations Per Second.
Since the Cray-2 typically runs at tens of MFLOPS, and our Sun-3 with a 68881 coprocessor typically runs at tens of KFLOPS, we naively hoped to see our run time decrease by a factor of 1,000 after porting our program to a Cray-2.