Benchmarking tool - Flops

Flops is a nice tool for benchmarking floating point operations of a CPU.

Under Arch Linux i had some problems compiling it, because the static linking towards openmp was not working properly. I've made a fork, fixed the issue by removing the -static flag (and replaces -std=c++0x to -std=c++11) and a pull request in the hope, it will be included in the mainline soon.


The tool itself is quite nice to compare the throughput of FLOPS on a CPU. It measures it under perfect conditions so be aware that the everyday performance will be lower.

Still: Nice tool 🙂

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