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Table 3 Time usage of database searching (minutes)

From: Accelerating the scoring module of mass spectrometry-based peptide identification using GPUs

Search engines Time distribution Exp. 1 Exp. 2 Exp. 3
X!Tandem Total time 45 1011 253
  Scoring time 24 566 138
  Scoring time percentage 54% 56% 55%
pFind Total time 22 601 132
  Scoring time 18 530 107
  Scoring time percentage 82% 89% 81%
  1. Note: pFind and X!Tandem both use a one-step mode.