[RC5] athlon slooooow

Dennis Lubert plasmahh at dialup.nacamar.de
Sat Mar 4 20:23:25 EST 2000


Hi,

try to run the client under Pure DOS only. I had a problem with an
Soundblaster PCI64 card running with an AMD Processor. If it runs really
fast under DOS, u have a problem with a win98 task or driver. If it runs
also so slow under DOS, u have a Hardware problem.


At 15:41 03.03.00 -0800, you wrote:
>hi,
>i just got an athlon 700 and while im aware that there is no athlon 
>optimized core yet, i really thought it would be able to at least brute 
>force better than im seeing.  i benchmarked all cores in the current dnetc 
>client and can do no better than 301,000 keys/s.  i thought i was reading it 
>wrong at first, but that is indeed the case.  then i thought maybe the bench 
>was just off, ran it for a bit and never broke 300 kkeys/s.  this machine is 
>running win98.  my sun ultra5 running redhat does better than this 
>athlon...its a sad sad day.  anyone know wtf?
>-j
>
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