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Does Mathematica run faster on linux than on windows?

  1. Jun 12, 2005 #1
    Of course on the same computer.
    By the way,which vesion of linux is fast and stable?
     
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  3. Jun 12, 2005 #2

    dduardo

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    Mathematica, as well as matlab, can run faster signficantly faster on linux than on windows. Here is some benchmarks:

    http://www2.staff.fh-vorarlberg.ac.at/~ku/karl/timings50.html

    They got the most performance from gentoo linux, but if your new I wouldn't suggest it. SUSE linux is a good distro to start out with.
     
  4. Jun 13, 2005 #3
    Thank you very much!
     
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