Performance of Elbrus Processors for Computational Materials Science Codes and Fast Fourier Transform

  • Vladimir Stegailov
  • Alexey TimofeevEmail author
  • Denis Dergunov
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 910)


Modern Elbrus-4S and Elbrus-8S processors provide a level of floating-point performance close to that of widespread x86_64 CPUs that are predominantly used in high-performance computing (HPC). The uniqueness of the software ecosystem of Elbrus processors requires special attention in the case of their deployment for execution of mainstream computational codes. In this paper, we consider the performance of one widely used code for computational materials science (VASP), as well as FFT libraries. The results for the Elbrus processors are embedded into the context of performance of modern x86_64 CPUs.


Elbrus architecture VASP Fourier transform 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vladimir Stegailov
    • 1
    • 2
  • Alexey Timofeev
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Denis Dergunov
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Joint Institute for High Temperatures of the Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.National Research University Higher School of EconomicsMoscowRussia

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