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Table 2 Multicore with 8 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 1530 506 3.02 384 117 3.28 651 174 3.74
3K 4206 898 4.46 1068 186 5.74 1999 451 4.43
10K 21450 3807 5.60 3659 428 8.54 6237 1418 4.39
  1. Comparison of performance of BLAST and PLAST families running with 8 threads. The E-value cutoff is set to 10-3 and option "-m8" of BLAST is enabled. BLAST is run in multithread mode (-a 8). Execution times are given in seconds.