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Linpack Benchmark

Definition - What does Linpack Benchmark mean?

Linpack benchmark is a technique to evaluate the floating point rate of execution of a PC. This technique applies a standard mathematical algorithm based on solving simultaneous linear equations.

Jack Dongarra formulated the Linpack system when he aimed at giving computer users a standard measure of computer performance. The Linpack benchmark is useful in evaluating the actual speed a computer will be running one or more programs.

Techopedia explains Linpack Benchmark

The Linpack benchmark operates by solving simultaneous linear equations in a standard form and then analyzing the computer’s performance. Linpack is very accurate in comparing the performance between two computers. An ideal test technique is to run the same application on the computers being tested.

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