[parsec-users] serial version of parsec suite

Mahmood Naderan nt_mahmood at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 2 05:28:51 EST 2012

Can you explain more?

// Naderan *Mahmood;

From: Zhunping Zhang <zhunping at csail.mit.edu>
To: Mahmood Naderan <nt_mahmood at yahoo.com>; PARSEC Users <parsec-users at lists.cs.princeton.edu> 
Sent: Thursday, February 2, 2012 1:57 PM
Subject: Re: [parsec-users] serial version of parsec suite

There might be memory bandwidth issues that makes the results inaccurate?


On Feb 2, 2012, at 5:23 AM, Mahmood Naderan wrote:

>The main characteristic of PARSEC suite is that it is a collection of multithreaded applications. However it is possible to run a serial version of those applications. Now I want to know is it fine to use serial version like SPEC benchmarks? For example, is it fair to run ferret, fluidanimate, dedup and facesim on a 4 core CMP (each core runs one thread) and report the results?
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