**FLOPS**

Definition | : | Floating Point Operations Per Second |

Category | : | Academic & Science Units |

Country/Region | : | Worldwide |

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# What does FLOPS mean?

Floating Point Operations Per Second (FLOPS) is a measure of a computer’s performance, especially in fields of scientific calculations that make heavy use of floating-point calculations. Floating-point operations include any operations that involve fractional numbers. It is also a common benchmark measurement for rating the speed of super computers.