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Subject: Re: WMCCC - may the best man at getting the fastest hardware win :(

Author: Chris Whittington

Date: 10:17:51 10/22/97

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On October 22, 1997 at 13:11:19, Bruce Moreland wrote:

>On October 22, 1997 at 09:27:59, Robert Hyatt wrote:
>
>>I've also asked this before, but no answer.  I'll ask again:  "how fast
>>is not too fast".  IE what is the maximum allowable mhz you'd want to
>>see?
>>Why is a PII/300 not an issue when it is significantly faster than a
>>K6/233?
>>why is a 500 (or 766mhz) alpha a problem, when my 500 mhz machine is
>>probably not even 1.5x the PII/300?
>>
>>Again, "how fast is too fast"???
>
>To save Chris the trouble, I think he would argue that any machine you
>bring that is faster than the tournament machine, is too fast.

I don't know thta I'ld say that.

Say anything that is 30% faster than the tourney machine.

I'm not trying to go totally uniform platform. Just reasonably uniform.

Chris

>
>I mentioned a P5/60 vs a 486/66, which was the "fast" machine vs the
>"standard" machine in 1993, and he said this was unfair, too.
>
>bruce



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