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Subject: Re: Introducing "No-Moore's Law"

Author: Robert Hyatt

Date: 21:15:53 03/03/03

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On March 03, 2003 at 22:27:37, Jeremiah Penery wrote:

>On March 02, 2003 at 23:32:27, Robert Hyatt wrote:
>>On March 02, 2003 at 22:29:27, Jeremiah Penery wrote:
>>>I already gave market shares.  You made a specific claim that Sun didn't sell
>>>more than one multi-million dollar machine last year.  I want proof of that
>>That is what I was talking about.
>Ok, I'm still waiting for numbers. :)
>>I'm talking about sparcs.  They lag behind _every_ processor being sold, unless
>>you buy the slowest Inte/MIPS/PPC4 and compare it to the fastest sparc.  The
>>sparc _might_ be fairly close to the very bottom end, but nothing beyond.
>I see SPARC processors beating MIPS one in every benchmark I see.  Can you point
>me to one that shows otherwise?

You are comparing single-cpu to single-cpu?

I have sparc 900mhz machines here that can't keep up with a 2-year-old SGI
in our graphics lab...

If you want I can post a benchmark for several machines tomorrow...

In fact, I don't have any machines that are slower than those sparcs...

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