FYI:Re: ASCI BLAS
Robert Williams writes:
> Paul Springer wrote:
> > The ASCI project has released a very fast BLAS for Linux on Pentiums.
> > (See http://www.cs.utk.edu/~ghenry/distrib). They are well worth
> > wait. For multiplying together two double precision matrices of
> > size 512 x 512, I clocked a rate of 152 MFlops/s on one of our
> > Pentium Pro nodes. Previously the rate had been less than 20.
> Kazushige Goto's assembler dgemm for axp/Linux
> (and for alpha-DEC Unix) is now running at 480 MFlops
> on a 433 MHz 21164/Linux system (2000x2000),
> and 700 MFlops on a 625 MHz 21164 DEC 8400.
> DEC is going to 1000 MHz soon and axp/Linux
> is very stable on my machine. It might be time
> to start thinking along these lines for beowulf.
> Bob Williams, http://bob.usuf2.usuhs.mil/