[Beowulf] Thought that this might be of interest
atchley at myri.com
Mon Nov 6 12:09:59 PST 2006
On Nov 6, 2006, at 1:41 PM, Jeffrey B. Layton wrote:
>> Some codes are also outliers, for example Fluent on Woodcrest does
>> great, if I remember correctly.
> The Fluent benchmarks need to be explained. There are basically
> 9 benchmarks (small, medium, and large models). On the small
> and medium models the Woodcrest kicks butt on a single node
> (1-4 cores) mostly due to the cache size. On some of the large
> models, the Woodcrest does very well on a single node (1-4 CPUs).
> But on some of the large models, the Opteron does very well.
While benchmarking MX-10G, my contacts at Fluent said that only the
three large models are useful these days for comparing systems (i.e.
the small and medium datasets no longer represent what their
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