Saturday, February 14, 2009

Step By Step (15 Years)

FORTRAN code is the same for all platforms (except for the time function and some parallel instructions)
Download a console program for NT (solver of linear system Ax= f)  Test.zip (36KB) or the source Test_source.zip (2KB) and compare your CPU's horsepower with the Intel 386, RISC Intel 860 or legendary NeXT station.

Hardware (Software)

Sec

AthlonXP 2100+ 1.73GHz (2506MHz) (COMPAQ FORTRAN v6.1)

0.28

Intel Pentium 4/2200 (INTEL FORTRAN v6.0 -O3 -QaxW)

0.31

Intel Pentium 4/2940 (WATCOM FORTRAN v10.5)

0.36

Intel Pentium 4/2200 (COMPAQ FORTRAN v6.6) Windows 98

0.38

Intel Pentium 4/2200 (COMPAQ FORTRAN v6.6) Windows XP

0.41

AMD Athlon 1200 (COMPAQ FORTRAN v6.1)

0.43

 

Intel 386/20 w 387 (Microsoft FORTRAN 5.0)

845.00

View the entire list Here

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