Android Speed Woes

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Thu Aug 29 19:46:21 EDT 2019


Looks like we should be comparing GPUs instead of CPUs.

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Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
On August 29, 2019 6:42:09 PM Dan Friedman via use-livecode 
<use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Sean,
>
>>> Another test would be to see how fast it creates a variable with 10,000 
>>> characters using a repeat loop ...
>
> put "" into jones
> repeat 10000
>   put "a" after jones
> end repeat
> put the milliseconds into m
> put jones into pFart
> put the milliseconds - m into m
> answer m
>
> iMac = 1
> Moto G5 = 0
> Moto G6 = 0
> iPhone X = 0
>
>
> -Dan
>
>
> On 8/29/19, 4:10 PM, "use-livecode on behalf of Pi Digital via 
> use-livecode" <use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com on behalf of 
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
>    Dan is talking 500 times difference in response tho. That’s a bit more 
>    substantial. Plus speed degradation to a device designed to run Android 7.0 
>    shouldn’t be to that degree either, for display or under the hood. The G5 
>    has an octo 1.4ghz, the iPhoneX is 6core 2.39, only 4 times as fast (8-10 
>    times offscreen), not 200-500. \?/
>
>    Dan,
>    Another test would be to see how fast it creates a variable with 10,000 
>    characters using a repeat loop then how long to copy that to another 
>    variable. If the numbers are wildly different to the iPhone’s and desktop’s 
>    then maybe Jacque is on to something and it is a device specific lag. 
>    Otherwise it’s likely a display issue, which could be device specific but 
>    could equally be something deeper worth looking into.
>
>    Sean
>
>    > On 29 Aug 2019, at 23:23, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode 
>    <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>    >
>    > I'd say it's the phone. The Moto G5 has a budget processor and an old 
>    version of Android OS. An iPhoneX is newer and much faster so it isn't 
>    really a fair comparison.
>
>
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