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Re: Timing and Pi

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  • Subject: [mg84332] Re: [mg84308] Timing and Pi
  • From: "Thomas Dowling" <thomasgdowling at>
  • Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2007 04:17:35 -0500 (EST)
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Mac PowerBook G4 (Non-Intel)  1.67GHz, 1GB RAM, Mac OS X v 10.5.1 (Leopard),
Mathematica 6.0.0,

gives 7.19108

Tom Dowling

On Dec 18, 2007 10:52 AM, peter <glassymeow at> wrote:

> 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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