[RC5] P4 Speed Question

waldo kitty wkitty42 at alltel.net
Sun Jun 10 23:35:06 EDT 2001


the P4 may have the same instruction set as the P3 but the
implementation is different with having focus on speed in other areas...

> "Gregory S. Hopkins" wrote:
> 
> After unpacking my new Dell Dimension 8100 with a P4 at 1.7ghz , I was
> expecting a SUPER increase (at least double) over my P3 500
> overclocked to 620.
> 
> However, I am quite disapointed. It seems that Dnet is not optimized
> for P4 or something, because the 620mhz P3 can do approx 1,677,500
> keys a second, but the P4 at 1700mhz can only do approx 2,313,000 per
> second. This is a HUGE disapointment. Is there anything I can do to
> improve this, or am I stuck waiting for a new version?
> 
> Also, the P4 is supposed to have the full P3 instruction set, right
> (plus some). Why isnt the keys/sec nearly triple (like the mhz is)?
> Even if the P4 was acting like a P3, its still doing it nearly 3 times
> faster.
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Greg
> 

-- 
       _\/
      (@@)                      Waldo Kitty, Waldo's Place USA
__ooO_( )_Ooo_____________________ telnet://bbs.wpusa.dynip.com
_|_____|_____|_____|_____|_____|_____ http://www.wpusa.dynip.com
____|_____|_____|_____|_____|_____|_____ ftp://ftp.wpusa.dynip.com
_|_Eat_SPAM_to_email_me!_YUM!__|_____|_____ wkitty42 (at) alltel.net
--
To unsubscribe, send 'unsubscribe rc5' to majordomo at lists.distributed.net
rc5-digest subscribers replace rc5 with rc5-digest



More information about the rc5 mailing list