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Table 1 Multicore with 2 threads and E-value equal to 10-3

From: PLAST: parallel local alignment search tool for database comparison

  protein vs protein protein vs DNA DNA vs protein
query bank BLASTP PLASTP speedup TBLASTN TPLASTN speedup BLASTX PLASTX speedup
1K 4380 1446 3.02 805 319 2.52 2261 554 4.08
3K 10860 2602 4.17 2344 556 4.21 6989 1591 4.39
10K 52131 12415 4.19 7971 1416 5.26 21667 4981 4.34
  1. Comparison of performance of BLAST and PLAST families running with 2 threads. The E-value cutoff is set to 10-3 and option "-m8" of BLAST is enabled. BLAST is run in multithread mode (-a 2). Execution times are given in seconds.