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Re:Alternative to Timing[10000!] benchmark

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  • Subject: Re:Alternative to Timing[10000!] benchmark
  • From: Joe Fitzgerald <fitz at>
  • Date: Tue, 5 Jul 94 8:47:40 MDT

On a HP9000/735 I get the following:

In[2]:= start=AbsoluteTime[];Print[Short[10000!]];AbsoluteTime[]-start

Out[2]= 38.721093

In[3]:= Timing[Do[Gamma[1.1],{100000}]]

Out[3]= {5.26 Second, Null}

Run on a raw kernel, without front end.

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