> At 4:21 PM -0500 11/24/97, CobraBoy! wrote:
> >This can't be right. My PowerBook 1400 PPC 117 MHZ is doing a sustained
> >328Kkeys/sec. A PPro is only 150Kkeys faster?
> A rule of thumb culled from TBTF for 10/27/97 (on the crack of RC5-56):
> The Bovine RC5 Cooperative writes  (revealing the useful rule of
> thumb that 1 PowerPC = 2.36 Pentia):
> > At the close of this contest our 4000 active teams were<br>
> > processing over 7 billion keys each second at an aggregate<br>
> > computing power equivalent to more than 26 thousand Pentium<br>
> > 200s or over 11 thousand PowerPC 604e/200s.</i>
>  http://catless.ncl.ac.uk/Risks/19.43.html
> Does the 1400 use a 604e, or something lesser? By this rule a 200 MHz
> Pentium ought to equate to a PPC at 85 MHz.
603e no cache. I guess if I pulled this G3 out of my 8600 and dropped the
300mhz 604e (the last generation 604) I could probably get over 1KKeys. It
just seems hard for me to believe the PPC is this much better. This speaks
loads about the power the is going to be available with Rhapsody featuring
And as to your rule that is about right. A 200 mhz 603 = 132 mhz 604.
Although all this is mute since Steve is going to use G3's in everything
from now on. (did I say that? naw....)
I got two turntables and a microphone...
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