Re: Timing and Pi

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg84324] Re: Timing and Pi*From*: tom plav <tomplavchak at earthlink.net>*Date*: Wed, 19 Dec 2007 04:13:24 -0500 (EST)*References*: <200712181052.FAA05091@smc.vnet.net> <fk8b8l$640$1@smc.vnet.net>

peter lindsay wrote: > Mathematica 6, OS X 10.4.11, 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 2GB SDRAM, gives 2.62345 > Peter > > On 18/12/2007, peter <glassymeow at yahoo.com> 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 >> > > > Mathematica 6 Solaris express 9/07 AMD64 3200 2GB gives 2.35687 Tom P.

**References**:**Timing and Pi***From:*peter <glassymeow@yahoo.com>