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megaflops

[′meg·ə‚fläps]
(computer science)
A unit of computer speed, equal to 106 flops.

megaflops

(unit)
One million floating-point operations per second. A common unit of measurement of performance of computers used for numerical work.

megaFLOPS

(mega FLoating point OPerations per Second) One million floating point operations per second. See FLOPS.
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Compared with the CRAY T3E system's cost of $166 per megaflop, a CRAY T3E-1200 supercomputer with the same configuration costs only $64 per megaflop, representing a 2.
The two-processor, air-cooled deskside supercomputer system ordered from Cray Research Japan features a peak system performance of 267 megaflops (million calculations per second), 512 megabytes (million bytes) of main memory, and measures just 2 feet (w) x 2.
The new CRAY EL94 system provides more than 500 megaflops peak system performance, twice the peak system performance of the previous deskside system at approximately the same prices and same footprint size, according to Robb.
CS6400 system produced 613 megaflops (or Mflops, million floating-point operations per second), while a 32-processor model achieved 689 Mflops.
Regardless of how many MIPS, megaflops and CPU cycles an IS strategy touts, if it doesn't support essential business functions in an organization, it is virtually useless.
The peak performance per individual processor node is 125 megaFLOPS (millions of FLoating-point Operations Per Second).
Each Vector II processor has a peak speed of 267 megaflops (million floating-point operations per second) in 64-bit or 32-bit IEEE arithmetic.
As previously announced, our first MPP system's microarchitecture will be based on Digital Equipment's Alpha processor, which has scalar performance of 150 megaflops and supports IEEE standard 64-bit floating- point and logical arithmetic.
The C3440, Convex's mid-range C3 Series supercomputer, is an air- cooled, four-processor system with 800 megaflops of peak performance and two gigabytes of physical memory.