Re: What is out Computering power?

Nathan D. T. Boyd (
Tue, 06 May 1997 17:21:46 -0400

George Sarlas wrote:
> > I'm suprised that the Pentium is faster than the PPro at DES. Is that
> > because the DES client has been specifically Pentium optimized, or is
> > it something more fundamental in the chip? DES is really a weird
> > benchmark for a CPU..
> i have discovered that running the p5 version on a p6 seems faster than
> the p6 on the p6. at least on the machines in our CS dept. go figure.

In my case, the p5 client is slightly slower than the p6-optimized

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