R BLAS: GotoBLAS2 vs OpenBLAS vs MKL

November 6, 2012
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(This article was first published on f3lix » R, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Short update to Speed up R by using a different BLAS implementation/:

  • MKL is overall the fastest
  • OpenBLAS is faster than its parent GotoBLAS and comes close to MKL

A = matrix(rnorm(n*n),n,n) 
A %*% A
solve(A)
svd(A)

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