Re: Monster machines vs. desktops

Your Ugly Mother (
Wed, 18 Jun 1997 10:39:16 -0400

>> multi-processor PPC or Pentium box. Beats me -- I don't have any. The
>> computer on my desk gets about 650 keys per US dollar per second (for the
>> CPU, not including monitor). Any other comparisons?
>A dual pentium motherboard + 2x P133 CPU is $458 and can do 1.342 Mk/sec for
>2930 keys per dollar.

a rock-bottom priced 166mhz 21066a DEC Multia gets 940kk/sec with the
newest client, for 4700 keys per dollar.