Mma on PowerMac 8100 vs. Mma on PowerMac 9500

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg4285] Mma on PowerMac 8100 vs. Mma on PowerMac 9500*From*: Elias Saab <mathes at esaab.math.missouri.edu>*Date*: Sat, 29 Jun 1996 03:54:29 -0400*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

I executed the following cell on a PowerMac 8100/100 and a PowerMac 9500/132 It took 2.1 seconds on the 9500 and .46 second on the 8100. It is strange. Any idea why? Elias Saab In[178]:= Clear[x,y,surface,f] f[x_,y_]= x y; surface=ParametricPlot3D[ {{x,y,0}, {x,y,f[x,y]}},{x,0,2},{y,0,1}, ViewPoint->{2.5 ,1.7, 1.4}, BoxRatios->{2,1,2},AxesLabel->{"x","y","z"}]//Timing ==== [MESSAGE SEPARATOR] ====