[RC5] PII-233 - real power ????

waldo kitty wkitty42 at alltel.net
Mon Mar 16 21:04:55 EST 1998


Sean Matheis wrote:
> On a similar note:  How great should the difference be between
> OS versions on the same CPU?  I'm running the linux client on
> a PPro 200, and getting about 550Kkey/sec.  Will the NT client
> or Win95 clients perform at the same level?  (The linux box
> sits at about load avg. 1.10)

that greatly depends on the OS and what else you have running... this
OS/2 box is churning about 280Kkeys/sec with =several= other processes
running at the same time... one of those processes is a personal
rc5-proxy (i have four of my own  machines at this time feeding from the
proxy)... other processes include FTP and HTTP daemons... currently, the
are 57 processes and 206 threads and this varies up to 65-70 processes
and i have seen the threads climb to 240 or so...

this is a P200 (no MMX) with 98Meg of RAM and about 9gig of storage...

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