[rc5] PII figures (sorta)
paul at csfi.com
Mon Jul 7 15:20:15 EDT 1997
Interesting to note that if you "scale down" the figures to simulate a 200
MHz Pentium II, they're about the same as the Pentium Pro:
v2.0p6 Win32 PPro: 455979
v2.0p6 Win32 PII: 444556 (+3% fudge factor = 457892)
At best, the PII has only a very modest speed improvement: 0.4% faster than
equivalent PPro (which is less than the deviation of the test). Even with
the 611K figure, it's only 1% faster than the PPro. But still an _awful_
lot of keys per second. Should finish a block every 7.3 minutes! That's
over 2 billion keys per hour.
Verrrry interesting. Hey Intel, I'll take a PPro 266, please, for less
cash. Oh, you don't make those? Hmmph.
From: Bob.Rich <Bob.Rich at Enterprise.globalec.com>
To: rc5 at llamas.net
Subject: [rc5] PII figures (sorta)
Date: Monday, July 07, 1997 1:43 PM
The 'sorta' is because I had Tim Charron's 'hidden' v1 client running on
the box at the same time (doing real work), but on the PPro that was
previously posted, this resulted in a very consistent 3% slowdown, so we
can just fudge.
Dell Dimension XPS H266 Pentium II
6GB IDE Disk
Only running the Win32 clients, no Linux (yet!) Five runs, high/low cut,
again very consistent numbers (even had one that was _exactly_ the same kps
Client Real Fudged (+3%)
v2.0p5 587471 605095
v2.0p6 591259 608996
v2.001p5 587279 604897
v2.001p6 590947 608675
My 'fudged' numbers must be off a bit, because i KNOW i've seen 611000kps+,
but this will at least give ballpark figures.
I wonder if 266's can be overclocked. ;)
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