[Numpy-discussion] numpy vs numeric benchmarks

Joris De Ridder joris at ster.kuleuven.be
Fri Jun 2 08:27:15 CDT 2006



On Friday 02 June 2006 14:58, Eric Jonas wrote:
   [EJ]: Hello! I've been using numeric for a while, and the recent list traffic
   [EJ]: prompted me to finally migrate all my old code. On a whim, we were
   [EJ]: benchmarking numpy vs numeric and have been lead to the conclusion that
   [EJ]: numpy is at least 50x slower; a 1000x1000 matmul takes 16 sec in numpy
   [EJ]: but 300 ms in numeric. 

You mean the other way around? 

I also tested numpy vs numarray, and numarray seems to be roughly 3 times
faster than numpy for your particular testcase.

J.


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