[geeks] recieved from a co-worker
mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Feb 11 15:03:51 CST 2002
On February 11, Big Endian wrote:
> >A single GeForce4 chip sports more floating point calculation ability
> >existed on the entire planet in 1985.
> This is possible but not a great feat I would think.
Well the Cray-2 shipped in 1985 at 488MFLOPS/proc. There were a *lot*
of serious supercomputers around in 1985. It's quite a feat.
That "more than existed on the entire planet" statement is complete
bullshit, no doubt designed to impress PeeCee game weenies.
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