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Re: Timing and Pi

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  • 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.


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