Computer workstation speeds

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This report compares the performance of several computers. Some of the machines are discontinued, and some are anticipated, but most are currently installed at Sandia Laboratories. All the computers are personal workstations or departmental servers, except for comparison, one is a Cray C90 mainframe supercomputer (not owned by the Laboratories). A few of the computers have multiple processors, but parallelism is not tested. The time to run three programs is reported for every computer. Unlike many benchmarks, these are complete application programs. They were written and are used at Sandia Laboratories. Also SPECmarks are reported for many computers. These are ... continued below

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Grcar, J.F. June 1, 1996.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Livermore, CA (United States)
    Place of Publication: Livermore, California

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This report compares the performance of several computers. Some of the machines are discontinued, and some are anticipated, but most are currently installed at Sandia Laboratories. All the computers are personal workstations or departmental servers, except for comparison, one is a Cray C90 mainframe supercomputer (not owned by the Laboratories). A few of the computers have multiple processors, but parallelism is not tested. The time to run three programs is reported for every computer. Unlike many benchmarks, these are complete application programs. They were written and are used at Sandia Laboratories. Also SPECmarks are reported for many computers. These are industry standard performance ratings. They are in general agreement with the speeds of running the Sandia programs. This report concludes with some background material and notes about specific manufacturers.

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OSTI as DE97007007

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  • Other Information: PBD: Jun 1996

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  • Other: DE97007007
  • Report No.: SAND--96-8245
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/495825 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 495825
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc674291

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Grcar, J.F. Computer workstation speeds, report, June 1, 1996; Livermore, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc674291/: accessed December 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.