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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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Incorporating more than 250 megaflops of processing power makes it possible to bring the visual and robotic frames of reference into precise registration - a key element in giving the surgeon a sense of immersion in his work.
LAMf: The best megaflop rate for the algorithm (corresponding to LABlk).
CMf: The best megaflop rate for the compiler-derived algorithm (corresponding to CBlk).
For sparse LU, since our approach uses a static symbolic factorization which overestimates computation, we only list the megaflops performance.
In 1988 the prize went to the Long Range Global Weather Modelling Program at NCAR, which was parallelized manually and operates at over 400 megaflops (versus a peak of 840 megaflops) on the Cray 416.
Each 64-bit processor operates at 40 megaflops and has an associated primary memory of 32 megabytes and and 80 megabyte/second I/O channel.
Polygon throughput, point transformations, and numbers of vectors per second provide no more relevance than MIPS or Megaflops do for determining the throughput of an application.
Working in collaboration with the University of Minnesota, NCSA scientists using the new IntelliStation Z Pro to study gas flow dynamics have achieved single-processor performance in excess of 650 megaflops.
These conferences explore such diverse and forward-looking topics as "Risk, Knowledge and Security, The Future of Software," and the upcoming topic, "Digital Infrastructures: Megaflops & Microwonders.
For the auto industry's most demanding Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH) jobs, the Cray SV1ex typically will sustain over 500 megaflops per processor, allowing it to run virtually any NVH job overnight instead of in several days," said Jef Dawson, Cray SV1ex applications manager.
2) One megaflop equals 1 million floating point operations per second