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Heise Online: SGI Reports Linux-Aided World Record

Aug 02, 2006, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"As the US computer manufacturer SGI reports, one of its Altix 4700 systems has outpaced the previous STREAM Triad benchmark record by a factor of 4, achieving a sustained memory bandwidth of 4.35 terabytes per second.

"The STREAM Triad Benchmark, developed by the University of Virginia, is an approach to measuring memory bandwidth that employs datasets much larger than the available cache on any given system..."

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