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PowerMac timings

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  • Subject: PowerMac timings
  • From: sfeir at (Abdallah Sfeir)
  • Date: Tue, 14 Jun 94 11:21:26 +0200

>If someone has an evaluation of Mma on Mac PowerPCs, could you please
>post it for all to read??
>David E. Burmaster
>Alceon Corporation
>Cambridge, MA

Here are some sample timings. Tests were done by WRI with a beta version of
Mathematica for PowerPc. They were run on Power Macintosh 6100/60

returns 0.066667 Second (0.4 sec on Quadra 700)

returns 1.3 Second (9.78 sec on Quadra 700)

returns 13.216 Second (114.5 sec on Quadra 700)

Other tests return values that are between 1/3 to 1/15 of the times
obtained with a Quadra 700.

I would be glad to send you the whole tests if you send me your address.>

A. Sfeir
Ecole des Mines de Nancy
Parc de Saurupt
54042 Nancy Cedex                            sfeir at

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