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Power Fractal
Power Fractal
1.4.1
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Power Fractal free download for Mac

Power Fractal for Mac1.4.1

02 March 2008

Parallel graphics benchmark app (was AltiVec Fractal).

What is Power Fractal for Mac

Power Fractal is a numerically-intensive parallel graphics application that computes a Mandelbrot-like fractal and displays processor performance statistics. This app uses the AltiVec, SSE, and multiple processors (MP) for its computations and uses UCLA AppleSeed's MacMPI library for communication between parallel processors. To run it on a Mac cluster, use Pooch. This code will also compute correctly on single processor machines and non-G4's.

What's new in Power Fractal

Version 1.4.1:
  • Newly re-optimized SSE code and fractal presets for the new 8-Core Mac Pro, where it can achieve over 80 GigaFlops

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Guest
Guest
Dec 3 2004
1.2
4.0
Dec 3 2004
4.0
Version: 1.2
A great app to explore the beauty behind the Mandelbrot set. It really kicks on the PowerMac 2 x 2.5 GHz ... nearly 16,000 Mflops! Feature requests: - Zoom via rectangle selection. - Pan the view by (say) holding down a key and dragging the mouse ala Photoshop.
Guest
Guest
Dec 29 2003
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Dec 29 2003
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Version: 1.2
Yawn. Another macintosh fractal software. What shall I do with it? What makes it more special than all the others? Why can´t mac fractal programmers go together and create something that could match PC software Fractint?
Guest
Guest
Dec 27 2003
1.2
4.0
Dec 27 2003
4.0
Version: 1.2
My G4 shutdown when I tried to open Altivec Fractal. Guess my machine is no good.
Probert
Probert
Jan 20 2003
1.1.3
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Jan 20 2003
5.0
Version: 1.1.3
I wanted to check whether the altivec enabler was functioning for the G4 upgrade in my Powermac. The mac (system profile etc) doesn't give accurate information on the upgrade, so it's hard to know what's actually going on. Your program was concise, easy to use and answered the question. Thank you
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later

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