Top 500 trends
lindahl at keyresearch.com
Wed Nov 27 09:22:20 PST 2002
On Wed, Nov 27, 2002 at 11:47:29AM -0500, Mark Hahn wrote:
> > > If we're going to use metaphors, at least use fair ones. It has been
> > > years since any of the big iron computers could be compared to quality
> > > PCs in speed or most other useful system dimension as oxen to chickens.
> > STREAM bandwidth is the main one.
> out of curiosity, do you mean "PCs have improved a lot",
> or "big iron is even faster now"?
Neither. Try reading what I quoted; if you compare vector cpus vs. PCs
using the STREAM benchmark as your measure of speed...
More information about the Beowulf