Re: look for benchmark with myrinet vs. 100-BT

From: Margaret Cheung <>
Date: Fri 2 Aug 2002 11:20:22 -0700 (PDT)

Dear Dr. Wu,

Please check this website
for brenchmarks.

Margaret S. Cheung
Biophysics Program
Physics Department 0319
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive,
La Jolla, CA 92093-0319

On Fri, 2 Aug 2002, Jianhui Wu wrote:

> Dear Amber Users,
> Quite some time ago, I asked question about linux cluter vs. Origin 300.
> I would like to thank Drs. P. Burger, I. Makino, C. Klein, O. Fossgaard,
> S. Patchkovskii, E. Leitl, R. G. Brown, Jon Wright etc. for their very
> helpful responses. I am totally convinced that I should go for linux
> cluster when I purchase the new system.
> I was told that interconnect is important for MD simulation. I wonder if
> people did some comparison between the Gigabit (such as Myrinet) vs. 100
> Base-T ethernet in term of the benchmark for Sander (such as GB model) and
> the parallel scale ratio. As Myrinet is pricy and it will definitely
> improve the performance, I would like to know how much it could improve
> before I spend 'big buck' on it.
> Best wishes,
> Jian Hui Wu
> Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research
> Montreal, QC
> Canada
Received on Fri Aug 02 2002 - 11:20:22 PDT
Custom Search