# Floating Point Operations per Second

A measure of a computer′s performance, especially in fields of scientific calculations that make heavy use of floating point calculations.

### Gflops

One billion (10^{9}) floating point operations per second.

### Mflops

Abbreviation of Megaflop.

One million floating-point operations per second.

### Pflops

Abbreviation of Petaflop.

One quadrillion (10^{15}) floating-point operations per second.

**Subjects: ** Computing