[Beowulf] AMD performance (was 500GB systems)

Christopher Samuel samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Mon Jan 14 01:47:34 PST 2013


G'day Stu,

On 14/01/13 19:20, Stu Midgley wrote:

> As you might guess, we were very happy with how our codes run on the Phi
> and the time/effort required to port.  It is very very simple to use and
> the performance is excellent :)  With no tuning (just recompile) we saw
> a single phi go at about 1.7x faster than our current AMD 64 cores nodes.

What spec are the AMD64 nodes out of interest?

Nice to see they're keeping you busy over in WA!

cheers,
Chris
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