OPERATING SYSTEM -- IPF PERFORMANCE COMPARISON

COMPUTATION PLATFORM
OPERATING SYSTEM

REDHAT LINUX 7.1 SMP kernel

REDHAT LINUX 7.1 SMP kernel

MICROSOFT-WINDOWS 2000 Pro- [CYGNUS-B20 OPER. ENVIRONMENT]

IPF-Version: 3.27.18c
COMPUTER SYSTEM

ASUS-Dual PIII-933-Mhz 512-MB RAM

ASUS-Dual PIII-933-Mhz 512-MB RAM

ASUS-Dual PIII-933-Mhz 512-MB RAM

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

< 3-SECONDS

< 3-SECONDS

N.A.

       
IPFBAT Solution of PV Curve Analysis:

For (28) 6,988-Bus Network File Base Case Solutions; Solve, and for (74) contingencies on each Base Case, Create total of (304) PV Curve Data Files

2-HOURS;

45-MINUTES:

(single instance)

3-HOURS; 7-MINUTES:

1-HOUR; 33.5-MIN EQUIVALENT EACH

(two instances)

5-HOURS; 16-MINUTES:

2-HOURS; 38-MIN EQUIVALENT EACH

(two instances)