[SciPy-user] matrix inversion time (Python vs MATLAB)

Sturla Molden sturla@molden...
Fri Jan 9 13:57:17 CST 2009

> zzzz wrote:

> Which lapack are you using for numpy ?

Or which BLAS?

Matlab ships with Intel MKL, at least on Windows. NumPy comes with ATLAS
(I think), which may not be optimized properly for the hardware. Bottom
line: Build libraries like NumPy from source. If you have an Intel
processor, consider buying an MKL license.

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