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ck5285 July 6, 2009 05:39

SMP scaling with surface tension problem
Hi All
would like to know if anyone tried to run surface tension, laminar flow problem with more than 8 CPU cores with SMP? Any significant scaling beyond 8 cores?


ck5285 July 14, 2009 20:26

Hi no one ever do simulation involve surface tension with Flow-3D? any inputs?

MuxaB August 13, 2009 23:43

not with 8+ cores with SMP. MPI - yes, it's been done.

ck5285 August 18, 2009 20:46

so do we expect scaling improve with SMP in v9.4?

MuxaB August 24, 2009 09:25

no, the smp performance in 9.4 has not been greatly improved. the plans are to invest in it for the following release to go to 8-16 cores and take advantage of the i7 architecture.

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