[molpro-user] Itanium machine

Nick Wilson WilsonNT at Cardiff.ac.uk
Mon Oct 18 16:18:50 BST 2004

Some benchmarks are available here:

Supported platforms are available here:

Historically the HP-UX/HP-f90 combination has been faster for molpro
than the Linux/Intel-compiler combination I but don't have direct
comparison numbers for latest versions on the latest hardware.

Molpro runs in parallel on these systems.

Best wishes,
Nick Wilson

S. V. K. Kumar wrote:
> I am planning to buy a dual processor Itanium machine to work with MOLPRO. I
> am thinking of HP rx2600-2 server with 1.5 GHz Itanium 2 processors, 24GB
> RAM and 438GB storage. If you have any suggestions on the hardware I am
> willing to consider it. Please advice me which is best operating system to
> go with it. Can I use both the processors for a single job. I would
> appreciate if you can send me some bench marks.
> At the moment I am running MOLPRO on a Mandrake Linux machine and we have a
> site license for MOLPRO.
> S. V. K. Kumar

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