[rc5] Pentium 2 benchmarks ?

Jeff Field jfield at compsolutions.net
Sun Jul 6 15:09:06 EDT 1997


But instruction set wise, etc. It is a P6 processor. The cache runs at 1/2
the CPU clokc so at 233 the cache is 117 mhz or so. The cache is "off chip"
although it is still on the SEC cart module.

P2 is kinda weird anyway. check out sysdoc.pair.com for more info.


-Jeff
At 02:00 PM 7/6/97 -0400, you wrote:
>In <Pine.LNX.3.95.970706125144.3636A-100000 at ns1.compsolutions.net>, on
>07/06/97 
>   at 12:52 PM, Jeff Field <jfield at compsolutions.net> said:
>
>Don't think this is right. My understanding is that the cache was moved
>off chip. And that is what makes the PPro so rich. It also takes 85% of
>the real estate to do that. Also the P2 cache is only 100 Mhz vice the
>PPro at 200 Mhz.
>
>Ken
>
>>The Pentium 2 IS a PPro, repackaged with MMX and more cache (I think).
>
>>-Jeff
>
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>  "Ken Hildabolt" <hildajk1 at aplcomm.jhuapl.edu>
>Applied Physics Laboratory / The Johns Hopkins University
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