Re: heavier CPU load = more pairs/sec???

Trent Piepho (xyzzy@u.washington.edu)
Sat, 3 May 1997 14:43:41 -0700 (PDT)


On Sat, 3 May 1997, Timur Tabi wrote:
> Something is wrong with the OS/2 client timing's. The heavier the
> CPU load on my machine, the faster the client runs. Look at
> this:
>
> On a completely idle system, the elapsed time is just over 2600
> seconds for 2^29 pairs. As the load increases (that is, I start other
> programs and less CPU is available to deschall.exe), the elapsed
> time decreases. In fact, now it's testing 2^30 pairs, because it
> thinks it's much faster now!

Does it go faster as measured by a stopwatch or is it just the client's
timer that is wrong?

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