|Definition||:||Floating-Point Operations Per Second|
|Category||:||Academic & Science Units|
What does FLOPS mean?
FLOPS (floating-point operations per second) 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 a common benchmark measurement for rating the speed of super computers.