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I have performance numbers for two servers, but one reports Gflops and the other a SPECfp score. Is there a simple rule of thumb for comparing these two units of measure?

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according to this presentation Real Floating Point Apps don’t do many FLOPS, but do lots of data movement, and in case of SPECfp it is circa 30% (based on the 8th slide). But as you can see in the presentation, you cannot really compare the two.

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