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

Author: Chris Whittington

Date: 10:29:57 10/22/97

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On October 22, 1997 at 13:20:08, Bruce Moreland wrote:

>On October 22, 1997 at 09:55:03, Chris Whittington wrote:
>>I expected a few p2 300's. Don't really approve, but their advantage is
>>not going to be 3.5 x as with liquid nitrogen cooled alphas, is it ?
>Good question.  I have no idea what the difference is between a K6/233
>and a PII/300.
>I can give you some hard number for Alpha, but not for a 767 mhz Alpha.
>With my program, running an Enorex 500 mhz Alpha (1mb cache), it appears
>that the Alpha is 1.5x faster than my P6/200.  This is based upon a run
>of the LCTI test at 210 seconds per position (98 minutes total).
>Running on a Polywell 533 mhz Alpha (2mb cache), mine goes 1.75x faster
>than my P6/200, based upon the same test.
>I have heard that a K6/233 is faster than a P6/200.

Who has got numbers for P2 200 -> P2 300 ?



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