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TART Runs on Any Computer

TART is written in such standard FORTRAN that it runs on virtually any computer.

See the below table for timing results on

CRAY, UNIX workstations, IBM-PC (Windows and Linux), as well as Power MAC.

TART is Incredibly Fast

The below table presents results obtained using a collection of 68 benchmark problems that are distributed with TART.

All problems were run on each computer using ONLY ONE PROCESSOR.

This table summarizes timing results for the older TARTND code,

that only runs on CRAY computers, as well as TART on a variety of computers.

TART's BIG Advantage

Note the advantage of TART over the older TARTND in terms of its ability to be used on virtually any computer.

For example, compared to TARTND running on a multi-million dollar CRAY-YMP

A LapTop runs TART2016 234 times faster, an

A DeskTop runs TART2016 284 times faster.

We've Come a Long Way, Baby

It is also interesting to note how far Personal Computers have come in the last few years.

When TART95 was released in 1996 the then fastest available 486dx2/66 PC took 18,487 seconds to run this set of benchmark problems.

Today's best time of 19 seconds is an incredible 973 times faster -

this is due to advances in computer speed, compiler design, and TART design.

973 Times Faster 

Think about what this means.

A problem that in 1996 took an entire 9 to 5, 8 hour (480 minute) work day to complete, now takes

Less than 30 seconds

IT BOGGLES THE MIND!!!!

 
Code
Computer
Running Time

(Seconds)

Ratio to

TARTNP

on CRAY-YMP

TARTNP (1995)


TART2016

CRAY-YMP

CRAY-J90


XPS 9100/64bits/Windows10

Inspiron 5759/64bits/Windows10

5396

7727


19

23

1.0

1.43


0.0035

0.0043

 

TART2009

xxxx

XXXx


TART 2004

DELL eight core/64 bit Windows/VISTA

DELL Precision 490/64 bit Windows

DELL quad core/32 bit Windows/VISTA

DELL dual core/32 bit/VISTA/Laptop


Pentium IV/3400

23

30

38

67


65

0.0043

0.0056

0.0070

0.0124


0.0120

TART2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pentium IV/2800/LINUX/INTEL

Pentium IV/3200

Pentium IV/3020

Athlon XP2400/1800

Pentium IV/2200

DEC-Alpha/EV6.8/1000

Athlon XP1800/1520

Pentium IV/2000

IBM-PC LapTop-III/1200

Pentium-III/1000

PowerMAC/G5/2000/32bit

PowerMAC/G4/867

Pentium-III/500

DEC-Alpha Model 5/625

Pentium-III/400

PowerMAC/G4/500

Pentium-II/266

Pentium Pro/200

IBM-PC LapTop/233

PowerMAC/G3/300

iMAC

HP-735/125

SUN E3000/166

IBM-PC Lap Top/133

CRAY-YMP

IBM-RISC RS-6000

CRAY-J90

Meiko CS-2/66

SUN Sparc-20

PowerMAC 7500/100

SGI R4000/100

85

92.4

94.5

106

111

116

124

132

133

170

219

396

500

516

579

609

855

1185

1301

1350

1664

1834

2107

2990

4262

5739

6095

6225

6315

6446

6953

0.0157

0.0171

0.0175

0.0196

0.020

0.021

0.023

0.025

0.025

0.031

0.040

0.073

0.093

0.096

0.107

0.113

0.16

0.22

0.24

0.25

0.31

0.34

0.39

0.58

0.79

1.06

1.13

1.15

1.17

1.21

1.29

TART95

 

 

 

 

 

 

HP-350

CRAY-YMP

DEC-Alpha

SUN

Meiko

SGI

IBM-RSIC

IBM-PC 486DX2/66

4312

4912

6130

9673

9993

10157

14838

18437

0.80

0.91

1.14

1.79

1.85

1.88

2.75

3.41

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