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Re: How fast is version 4 on computing and displaying Pi?

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  • Subject: [mg18077] Re: How fast is version 4 on computing and displaying Pi?
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at>
  • Date: Tue, 15 Jun 1999 01:43:34 -0400
  • Delivery-date: Tue Jun 15 10:51:36 1999
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
  • References: <7jkorq$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

On my 166MHz Pentium with 64 MB RAM, my by-mouth count gave 15 seconds
from hitting Shift Enter until all the digits appeared (essentially
simultaneously) on screen.

zeno at wrote:
> The web site mentions how fast it can compute and store internally Pi.
> How fast is it when computed and displayed on the screen? For example,
> displaying Pi to 50,000 places? How many seconds....

Murray Eisenberg                     murray at
Mathematics & Statistics Dept.       phone 413 549-1020 (H)
Univ. of Massachusetts                     413 545-2859 (W)
Amherst, MA 01003-4515

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