[SciPy-user] some benchmark data for numarray, Numeric and scipy-newcore

Travis Oliphant oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Sat Dec 3 21:07:58 CST 2005


David M. Cooke wrote:

> These are my numbers. They don't support the above conclusions :-)  
> This is on an Athlon 64 3200+, running Debian. Numeric and numarray  
> are from Debian unstable.
>
> cookedm at arbutus$ py bench.py 12
> Numeric-24.2
> numarray-1.4.0
> scipy-core-0.7.4.1550
> benchmark size = 12  (vectors of length 16777216)
> label            Numeric       numarray     scipy.base
>     1             0.5642          1.086          0.541
>     2              1.044          1.952         0.8472
>     3             0.7367         0.7428         0.6201
>     4              1.965         0.8811           2.45
>     5              1.048         0.9061         0.9241
>     6             0.7419         0.7496         0.5371
>     7              1.972          1.293          2.412
>     8              1.222           0.94         0.9529
>     9              23.99          13.65          13.16
>    10              14.96          13.65          11.42
>    11              10.86          10.61          9.056
> TOTAL               59.1          46.47          42.92


I like your version better.... :-)   But, seriously,  it does still look 
like something is going on for lines 4 and 7 that could be improved in 
scipy core....

-Travis



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