Timing and Pi

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg84308] Timing and Pi*From*: peter <glassymeow at yahoo.com>*Date*: Tue, 18 Dec 2007 05:52:37 -0500 (EST)

i wish to see other people results in running the code: Timing[N[Pi,1000000]] i am using mathematica 6 ,windowsXp i have tried the code on two machines: 1- celeron 2.6GHZ-256kb cash, memory DDR-512MB-400Mhz the timing result is 4.281 seconds 2- pentium D-925 dual processor 3GHZ-4MB cash , memory DDR2-2GB-667Mhz the timing is 3.218 seconds i am astonished that there is not much difference between the two values, even the second machine are speedier in cpu frequency and have more cash and the memory frequency. thanks for all peter

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