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

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 4836 1521 3.17 1003 360 2.78 2286 558 4.08
3K 12298 2861 4.29 2881 632 4.55 7010 1631 4.29
10K 58145 14004 4.15 9480 1631 5.81 21774 5002 4.35
  1. Comparison of performance of BLAST and PLAST families running with 2 threads. The E-value cutoff is set to 10 and option "-m8" of BLAST is enabled. BLAST is run in multithread mode (-a 2). Execution times are given in seconds.