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 for GIPS
From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  GIPS
         Giga Instructions Per Second (CPU)
         

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  GIPS
   /gips/, /jips/, n.
  
      [analogy with MIPS] Giga-Instructions per Second (also possibly ?Gillions
      of Instructions per Second?; see gillion). Compare KIPS.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  GIPS
  
     /gips/ or /jips/ [Analogy with MIPS] Giga-Instructions per
     Second (or possibly "Gillions of Instructions per Second"; see
     gillion).
  
     In 1991, this was used of only a handful of highly parallel
     machines and one sequential processor built with Josephson
     devices.  DEC's Alpha AXP 21164 processor was the first
     commercially available 1 GIPS sequential processor (7 Sep
     1994).  Compare KIPS.
  
     ["A 1-GIPS Josephson Data Processor", Yuji Hatano et al, IEEE
     J Solid State Circuits, vol 26, 6, June 1991]
  
     [{Jargon File]
  
     (1994-11-02)
  

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