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Re: PowerPCs

  • To: mathgroup at
  • Subject: Re: PowerPCs
  • From: Sherman C. Reed <reed at>
  • Date: Fri, 24 Jun 94 10:05:57 -0600

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Date: Mon, 20 Jun 94 10:14:57 JST
To: mathgroup at
From: yoda at (Kiyoshi Yoda)
Subject: Re:  PowerPCs

At 10:26 PM 94.6.14 +0200, riccardo at wrote:
>We have Mathematica on a Power Mac 6100 40Mb RAM.
>The factorial of 10000, i.e. 10000!; Takes around 

>14 seconds to be executed.

I tried that in Mac front end plus Sparc10 kernel.
It took 19 sec.
Kiyoshi Yoda       yoda at
Mitsubishi Electric Corp., Central Res. Lab.
8-1-1 Tsukaguchi Hommachi, Amagasaki 661 Japan

I have a Mac front end and a Next kernel, my time was 41 sec.
I also tried it on the Next alone, again 41 sec.

On a 66mHz 486, with 20 meg ram, the time was 21 sec.

reed at

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