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

Author: Robert Hyatt

Date: 05:37:24 10/23/97

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On October 23, 1997 at 04:39:31, Chris Whittington wrote:

>
>Go grub around in my recent posts. You'll find the numbers were given
>BEFORE you asked for them.
>
>If  you want to try and deflect the criticism with red herrings, at
>least use herrings that haven't already been netted.
>
>Chris
>

I did, and I found *nothing* useful.  Let me rephrase:

  the basic AMD K6/233 has a performance factor of 1.0 in this
discussion.  The PII/300 is "ok" by your definition, yet it is faster
than the K6.  Perhaps 20%.  But that is "ok".

Now what I want you to say is that the above represents your thought
before I give you a little simple math that will show that the 500mhz
alphas are in the same ballpark with the PII/300.

I want an *exact* multiplier that you find acceptable.  IE 1.2X is OK.
You haven't done that.  You only say PII is ok, alpha is not.  I want a
number to work with...  simple, really...



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