[rc5] New OS2/Win32 Clients

Ronald Van Iwaarden rrt0136 at ibm.net
Sun Jun 29 10:16:12 EDT 1997


On Sun, 29 Jun 1997 08:18:11 -0500, Mike Silbersack wrote:

>----------
>>   If you have a p6, don't worry about it, you have the fastest binary for
>> your computer.
>>   However if your running a regular Pentium, I would suggest getting the
>> new clients. They do run faster for your CPU. For instance, my P133 used
>> to do 148743.12 keys/sec under the benchmark. Now it does 157952.93
>> keys/sec!
>
>Heh... with TimC's client, my 486/160 used to get 110000 keys/sec or so;
>with the rc5v2 client, it gets 140819 keys/sec - from this benchmark, it
>almost looks to me like the Pentium isn't even using both pipelines while
>running the client...

I tried the new P5 client on my Cyrix P150+ and I get 215,311 with the P6 
client and 214,812 with the new P5 client.  Not much difference...  Still 
faster than Intel P150 but slower than a K5 150 AFAIK.

--Ron



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