Faster? Subtotal or Aggregate

patriciaanne

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Hi
Has anyone noticed if AGGREGATE() processes data faster than SUBTOTAL() if you have a lot of data you are calculating?
Thanks.
Patriciaanne
 

shg

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In a simple test, Aggregate is about 1.4 times faster:

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Range
Formula
Time/Calc
[td="bgcolor:#F3F3F3"]
Rel Speed
[/td]

[tr][td="bgcolor:#C0C0C0"]
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[/td][td]C1:C1000[/td][td] =AGGREGATE(9, 1, A1:A1000)[/td][td="bgcolor:#E5E5E5"]
0.000 020 416​
[/td][td="bgcolor:#E5E5E5"]
1.0​
[/td][/tr]
[tr][td="bgcolor:#C0C0C0"]
3​
[/td][td]E1:E1000[/td][td] =SUBTOTAL(9, A1:A1000)[/td][td="bgcolor:#E5E5E5"]
0.000 015 121​
[/td][td="bgcolor:#E5E5E5"]
1.4​
[/td][/tr]
 

shg

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The data is correct, but the statement is wrong; SUBTOTAL is faster.
 

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