[rc5] Re: Cyberian client's rate (was New Win32 client available

Vincent Janelle random at avara.com
Thu Jul 31 16:07:08 EDT 1997


I believe the point of this letter is that we are going at over a
gigakey/sec.  it will take a *very, very, very* long time, at their rate,
to catch up to us.  The differences that have been shown here are small,
compared to the Bovine efforts speed vs the cyberian efforts total speed.

On Thu, 31 Jul 1997, Milton Forte II wrote:

> In <3.0.3.32.19970731114604.009501f0 at slacker.com>, on 07/31/97 
>    at 12:46 PM, David McNett <nugget at slacker.com> said:
> 
> 
> >I believe you'll find that this 10% wasted effort more than offsets the ~2%
> >speed advantage that the cyberian client shows on a few platforms.
> 
> On an IBM/Cyrix P166+ (OS/2):
> 
> 242Kk (Bovine) vs 267Kk 
> 
> On a PPro 200 (OS/2):
> 
> 467Kk (Bovine) vs 532Kk
> 
> Looks like more than 2% to me.
> 
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