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Re: about PowerPc - offtopic

How do you quantify "1/2 of the speed"?  Console scrolling?  I know that console is very slow on PPC, mostly because there is no hardware support of text in the
Framebuffer (as I understand it).

With accelerated X the X server speed is quite good.

Have you tested integer and fpu throughput?


Shiryu wrote:

> Hi,
> I have powerbook 333Mhz, and it runs like 1/2 of the speed of my PII 400 Mhz, wasnt G3 supose to be much faster? ( I tested compilations on Debian, using time command).
> can someone explain me? I am testing this laptop. is not mine yet, but its a great deal.
> I apreciated some advice. thanks.
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