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Table 7 Categorized options of SW implementations on different accelerator devices

From: SWIFOLD: Smith-Waterman implementation on FPGA with OpenCL for long DNA sequences

Implementation SSW SWIFOLD SWAPHI-LS SW# CUDAlign
Device Intel multicore Intel FPGA Intel Xeon Phi NVIDIA GPU
Matrix size (cells) Performance (GCUPS)
Small - +++ + ++ +
Medium - +++ + +++ +++
Large - ++ + ++ +++
  1. (+) and (-) mean better and worse options, respectively