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Re: Timing and Pi

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  • Subject: [mg84327] Re: Timing and Pi
  • From: psycho_dad <s.nesseris at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2007 04:14:57 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <fk88qk$501$1@smc.vnet.net>

On my PC (Pentium 4 CPU 2.4GHz, 512Mb Ram + Mathematica 6) the timing
result is 4.203sec.

>   2- pentium D-925 dual processor 3GHZ-4MB cash , memory DDR2-2GB-667Mhz
>   the timing is 3.218 seconds

Regarding the dual processor configuration you mentioned, I don't know
if the code for numerically calculating Pi is parallelized so as to
run in both processors at the same time and this might be the reason
you don't see such a great improvement.

Cheers,
psycho_dad


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