[RC5] Performance difference Win2k/Win98/ME

ws6ta at lvcm.com ws6ta at lvcm.com
Tue Oct 9 10:34:32 EDT 2001


>I have no idea what the hell Win2K is upto but it sure sucks! :-)
>I ran on the same machine Win98/ME they both score around 3,5 mkeys/s on 
>Athlon 1GHz, if I install Win2K on the same machine doing nothing within 
>windows this machine will only crunch a lousy 2.6mkeys/s whilst task manager 
>says that there are NO other processes using CPU time. dnetc has 99%. Is this 
>a client issue or is Win2K secretly stealing CPU cycles which can't be seen 
>in the task manager?

Doesn't make sense to me.  I just upgraded my P2-350 machine from Win98se to Win2K and it picked up at least 150kkeys/sec.

I do have it running as a service though, so I can log out and the client still runs.


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