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How to estimate machine learning training speed on different hardware

I need to put together a proposal for buying a better computer for machine learning. Is there any good way to estimate the general training speeds of computer hardware? Basicly, I want to be able to ...
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General equation for getting an idea of the scale of a machine learning project

I'm writing an application for a project where we intend to teach a model to predict one aspect of an environment (traffic safety) using a database with 10 images (about 300x300px and, say, 256 colors)...
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hardware configuration for data science

I would like to know what type of computer configuration to use to perform datascience on medium to low quantity of data (< 100 000 matrix line x 50 parameters). I have read some blog on people ...
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Will crypto currency mining hardware work fine for machine learning?

I've found that because of recession in crypto mining business a lot of mining rigs are available on sale in pretty reasonable prices. For around $1000 we can buy used machine. Will rig like this work ...
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Surface Pro 6 vs Macbook Pro for Professional Data Science Practice

[I strongly agree this is totally very opinionated question, thus narrators feel free to vote to close it if you feel it is right, but I find endless pros and cons on the Internet, I've decided to ask ...
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Hardware for deep learning [closed]

Disclaimer: I am very new to using stackexchange so bear with me. I am trying to gain experience using neural networks and would like to do a few projects involving them. Right now I am trying to ...
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What will the required time to process 500GB of images using NVIDIA GEFORCE 930M GPU

I have an image dataset of size 500GiB, and my system specs are NVIDIA GEFORCE 930M, 12GB of RAM and Intel Core i5. I have the following questions: Is it possible such a large dataset to be used in ...
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What video card is necessary for resnet34 64 batches?(How much memory) [closed]

I have an old nvidia gt240 and I was considering buying gt 730. However, despite being 7 years older, the gt240 is faster. Do I need at least 4g memory? Also, what card would you recommend?
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GPU performance is about 50% slower than benchmarks

Running this benchmark I get 50% slower performance than the author on practically all deep learning sub problems (SINGLE precision and on TRAINING only): I tested this on a GeForce 1080 GTX Ti and ...
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Machine Learning methods suited for CPU

I have a large number of x86_64 cores available to me, but no GPUs or TPUs. Which Machine Learning techniques are suited for execution on a CPU? I would imagine more "statistical learning" techniques ...
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Best way to optimize server runtime for multiple jobs?

I am not well versed in the data science field as I am working on devops now so I wanted to ask this community. If you can refer me to a more proper stackoverflow then let me know! Given servers and ...
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How do I choose a laptop if I'm interested in learning and applying data science? [closed]

I just got started with learning data science, and I was wondering what type of laptop I'd need to buy. I understand that this might come probably a little too early -- but my current laptop ...
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Do Data Scientists prefer MACS? [closed]

I see many Data Science (DS) tutorials done on MACS, and many DS blogs recommend MACS as the best developing platform, thus the quote "Data Science is statistics on a Mac" came more than once into my ...
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Performance of four GTX 1080 Ti's versus one Tesla V100 for Deep Neural Network training

While this may be slightly off-topic, this question does pertain to data science and machine learning. I want to train a VGG16 model on Imagenet from scratch. For this purpose, I am looking into ...
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Cloud computing with country-specific region for Switzerland

Are there any cloud computing services that allow for processing and storing data exclusively in Switzerland? Are there any that have machine-learning-specific functionality? Most do not seem to have ...
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Are there any reports on Hardware errors affecting experiments?

I recently wrote this as a list of what I have seen / can think of as problem sources that make it hard to reproduce (replicate?) an experiment. I think I have seen most of them, except for hardware ...