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Topic: Matlab performance Processor RAM Memory - Prospective Laptop Buyer
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David B. Chorlian

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Re: Matlab performance Processor RAM Memory - Prospective Laptop Buyer
Posted: Oct 26, 2007 1:49 PM
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In <ffs8va$20c$> "Nicolaie Popescu-Bodorin" <> writes:

>1. Laptop computers are not specially designed with
>scientific computation in mind.
>2. The time-performance of Matlab code depends on:
>- CPU frequency

This is not accurate, since different processor types
at the same frequency may perform quite differently, as
noted by another poster.

>- L1, L2 cache dimensions
>- frequency of the frontside bus to the memory
>- RAM dimension & type
>3. number of cores can improve time-performance
>(significantly) only in multi-threading applications.

>"Bankim Chandra" <> wrote in
>message <ffr2mt$m5a$>...

>> Hi,
>> I intend to buy a laptop quite soon...........

David B. Chorlian
Neurodynamics Lab SUNY/HSCB

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