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Re: about PowerPc - offtopic

On Mon, Jan 10, 2000 at 10:57:19AM -0600, David Welton wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 10, 2000 at 05:17:02AM -0600, Shiryu wrote:
> > 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).
> Compiling is not a very good way of benchmarking a processor - there
> are too many factors involved...

Also notice that laptops are often much slower than their desktop
counterparts. You should test the speed against a i386 laptop for comparison.



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