Table 1

Comparison between Compareads and BLAST.

Total Time (min)

Mean Time for one intersection (s)

Reads Found


BLAST

7200

3600

33 400 091


Compareads 1 ∗ 33

238

119

35 898 023


Compareads 4 ∗ 33

230

115

31 997 243


Compareads 10 ∗ 33

228

114

21 350 268


CPU time per intersection and global CPU time using a single core of an Intel® Xeon® CPU X5550 at 2.67GHz. Reads Found corresponds to the total number of similar reads in all the 120 intersections.

Maillet et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2012 13(Suppl 19):S10   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-13-S19-S10

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