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Re: Timing and Pi

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  • Subject: [mg84412] Re: [mg84308] Timing and Pi
  • From: "Jason S. Kong" <kongjs at>
  • Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2007 20:43:26 -0500 (EST)
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Athlon 64 4000+, 2.41 GHz, 2 GB RAM, Windows XP

In[44]:= Timing[N[Pi, 1000000];]

Out[44]= {2.359, Null}

There you go!


On Dec 18, 2007 5:52 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

Jason S. Kong
Graduate Student, Chen Lab
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Baker Laboratory, Cornell University
Ithaca, NY, 14853

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