Floating point performance
mr.d.poon at gmail.com
Sun Dec 17 01:26:09 UTC 2006
David Faught <dave.faught <at> gmail.com> writes:
> The MessageTally output is below. Maybe "almost 80% of the time was
> spent in basic floating point array operations" is a little
> exaggerated, but not a lot. What vector processing hardware?
If you link up to the Intel MKL (Maths Kernel Library), at least for Intel
chips, I believe you will take advantage of any special instructions. MKL has
the same API as LAPACK or BLAS.
> only thing I know of would be trying to use the video card GPU, which
> could be lots of fun!
BTW has anybody ported Squeak to a GPU? Have you seen how folding at home is
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