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Re: Re: Timing and Pi


On a Mac using Mathematica 6.0.1.0 OSX x86 timing is 2.72762 seconds.

Tim Brophy


On 18 Dec 2007, at 11:34, 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
>>
>
>
>
> -- 
> peter lindsay
> Mathematical Institute
> University of St Andrews
> KY16 9SS
> 01334463756
>
>



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