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Table 1 Assembly performance comparison on the fruit fly genome

From: Exploiting sparseness in de novo genome assembly

( k= 31 ) ABySS Velvet SOAPdenovo SparseAssembler
Time (hr) 5.5 3 3 1
Memory peak (GB) 46 31 14 2
> 100 bp (# contigs) 23,992 23,104 20,580 20,429
   Sum (kbp) 113,580 113,574 112,395 113,650
Mean size (bp) 4,734 4,916 5,461 5,563
N50 (bp) 18,317 19,576 25,461 28,355
N95 (bp) 66 61 67 74
Corr NG50 (bp) 18,317 19,576 25,461 28,355
Corr NG95 (bp) 0 0 0 0
Longest contig (bp) 162,263 190,104 195,709 273,977
Coverage (%) 96.24 96.82 95.53 97.83
Misjoins 0 6 0 0
  1. The performance on the fruit fly genome dataset, genome size: 120,291 kbp. Programs are run using default settings.