[rc5] Java and RC5

Joseph Fisk joe at rm405n-a.roberts.fit.edu
Tue Nov 11 11:07:07 EST 1997

On Tue, 11 Nov 1997, Marc Sissom wrote:

> Joseph Fisk wrote:
> > 
> > I think the purpose of the Java client is to help spread the word
> > about RC5 rather than become a viable substitute for the assembly
> > core.
> Indeed, it could also provide prressure for improvement in the
> various slow VMs if it did not already exist. I got this:
>         136886 keys/sec

That's the best result I've seen for any machine so far for the Java

> These results from a ppro 233, nt4, nsc4.01, running as a light
> weight disk server, pproxy server for rc5, internal web service,
> etc. 'Normal' perf for the rc5 w32gui is ~500K.

PPro 233?  Did you clock it from 200mhz or from 180?

A PPro 200 scores over 510kkeys in Linux; a 233 should score some

I have seen a benchmark for a PPro240 as well but it seemed low for the
Mhz rating.


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