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gigaflops

[′gig·ə‚fläps]
(computer science)
A unit of computer speed, equal to 109 flops.

gigaflops

(unit)
(GFLOPS) One thousand million (10^9) floating point operations per second.

One of them is strictly "one gigaflops" in the same way that one mile per hour isn't 1 MP.

See prefix.

gigaFLOPS

(GIGAFLoating point OPerations per Second) One billion floating point operations per second. See FLOPS.
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