CPU timings

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Tue Dec 19 15:14:59 EST 2006


Jim Ault wrote:
> On 12/19/06 10:12 AM, "J. Landman Gay" <jacque at hyperactivesw.com> wrote:
> 
>> I am trying to estimate the different timings between CPUs so I can
>> adjust some animation scripts accordingly. My available hardware for
>> testing is limited though.
>>
>> I have a Mac PowerBook G4 that runs at 864 MHz. I want to know how this
>> would compare to a Pentium III running at 800 MHz. I think Pentiums are
>> a little faster than Motorola chips, but in general, do you think they'd
>> run at about the same speed? Or close?
> 
> You could build a little test stack that did some operations and stored a
> baseline value for these, then in the operating environ, trigger these, get
> the new values and prorate.

I've done this in the past and maybe I'll have to do it again. Was 
hoping to avoid it. ;(

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Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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