[RC5] Performance difference Win2k/Win98/ME

john john+distributed at kanaka.net
Tue Oct 9 11:16:34 EDT 2001


be sure you have your bios on 'optimum' or 'performance' settings.
i saw similar behavior on my athlon when the bios was on safe presets.
course, i do not run 2k, so that could be your problem too.

On Tue, Oct 09, 2001 at 03:59:50PM +0200, TD - Sales International Holland B.V. wrote:
+ Hey there,
+ 
+ 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?
+ 
+ Can anyone explain this?
+ 
+ Regards
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