is a generalization of the LINPACK 1000 benchmark. It solves a dense (
*8) system of linear equations (
), measures the amount of time it takes to factor and solve the system, converts that time into a performance rate, and tests the results for accuracy. The generalization is in the number of equations (
) it can solve, which is not limited to 1000. It uses partial pivoting to assure the accuracy of the results.
Do not use this benchmark to report LINPACK 100 performance because that is a compiled-code only benchmark. This is a shared-memory (SMP) implementation which runs on a single platform. Do not confuse this benchmark with
LINPACK, the library, which has been expanded upon by the LAPACK library.
Intel provides optimized versions of the LINPACK benchmarks to help you obtain high LINPACK benchmark results on your genuine Intel processor systems more easily than with the High Performance Linpack (HPL) benchmark.
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