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Re: Help! Mathematica on my 500MHz outperforms my GHz machine!

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  • Subject: [mg21866] Re: Help! Mathematica on my 500MHz outperforms my GHz machine!
  • From: Jacek Pliszka <pliszka at fuw.edu.pl>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2000 22:54:22 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <86158s$jss@smc.vnet.net> <870ujq$8kb@smc.vnet.net>
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On 30 Jan 2000 terryis at my-deja.com wrote:

> >  Athlons have 100MHz bus. Some PIII's have 133MHz bus.
> >  Thus if your simulation is memory intensive PIII 500MHz
> >  can be faster than Athlon 1GHz.
> 
> According to the documentation I have a have a "200MHz system interface
> bus based on the Alpha EV6 bus protocol". Could the documentation be
> wrong?

Probably you just read the wrong parapgraph. Check your BIOS
settings. The types of Athlon MOBOs I have used
(FIC,Microstar,Asus) all run at 100MHz system bus.

BR,

Jacek




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