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The performance of AceFEM in Intel Processor VS. AMD Processor

I am going to buy a new powerful desktop that I will use to run finite element simulations using AceFEM. I found out that the new AMD Ryzen 9 3950X obtained more points in the CPU Passmark benchmark ...
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Does the following change to MKL environment variable boost Mathematica speed on AMD CPUs

I personally do not have an AMD CPU but since they are literally becoming quite hot these days, I thought whether the following fix (as proposed here: https://www.reddit.com/r/matlab/comments/dxn38s/...
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How to determined intel MKL library version used by current Mathematica?

In Matlab, I can determined which intel MKL is used using a command such as this: >> version -lapack Intel(R) Math Kernel Library Version 11.2.3 Product ...
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What is the correct way to control thread parallelism?

I was trying to benchmark a program I have writing against Mathematica (or better said the internal Kernels used, like MKL). Since my program is not threaded I wanted to compare with Mathematica 10 ...
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How to make use of multithread feature of Eigenvalues in ParallelDo or ParallelTable [duplicate]

In mathematica, Eigenvalues is implemented internally using intel MKL. When running Eigenvalues[RandomReal[1.,{2000,2000}] ...
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How to know the usage of undocumented function like LinearAlgebra`BLAS?

BLAS is not documented in mathematica. Using ?LinearAlgebra`BLAS`* gives But None of the function has a detailed usage information Click any of the function ...
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Mathematica, MKL_NUM_THREADS, and GNU/Linux Process Limits

I am using Mathematica 10.3 on a large GNU/Linux system (CentOS 6.6) with 40 processors and 250 GB of RAM. It is a delight to watch it chew through linear algebra problems using all the processors. ...
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MKL on Intel vs AMD

I am running some linear algebra functions in Mathematica on different CPUs. I've noticed a massive performance difference between Intel and AMD processors. For a certain script I wrote that uses <...
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How to use MKL from Mathematica?

MKL has a lot of functions. The question is: how to use these functions directly from Mathematica? Furthermore, Mathematica shipped with some MKL libraries, which is located in $...
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