OPERATING SYSTEM -- IPF PERFORMANCE COMPARISON

COMPUTATION PLATFORM
OPERATING SYSTEM

REDHAT LINUX 7.1

[SINGLE-CPU MODE]

REDHAT LINUX 7.1 SMP

[DUAL-CPU MODE]

MICROSOFT-WIN-2000PRO- [CYGNUS-CYGWIN OPERATING ENVIRONMENT] - DUAL-CPU
IPF-Version: 3.27.18c
COMPUTER SYSTEM

ASUS -DUAL PIII-933 PC with 512-MB RAM

ASUS -DUAL PIII-933 PC with 512-MB RAM

ASUS -DUAL PIII-933 PC with 512-MB RAM

       
IPF- GUI Solution of 6,988-Bus Network Data File Base Case

3-SECONDS

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(RESULTS PENDING)

       
IPFBAT Solution of Generation Study:

(15) 6,988-Bus Network File Base Case Solutions; (15) 2-page Postscript Plots; (15) 2-Page PS to PDF Plot Conversions; (10) Branch Overload Tables, Create and Import into Editor; (8) Path-Use-Analysis Tables in CSV Format, Create and Import Into Spreadsheets

2-MIN: 15-SEC

(1-instance)

1-MIN: 48-SEC (1-instance)

2-MIN: 17-SEC (2-instances)

[equivalent to.1-MIN: 9-SEC per instance]

6-MIN: 15-SEC

(1-instance)