[rescue] pursuing a VAX

Kurt Huhn kurt at k-huhn.com
Mon Dec 9 15:18:16 CST 2002

Eric Dittman <dittman at dittman.net> wrote:

> At least, they shouldn't.  I've heard Wintel-worshippers say
> things like, "I've got a dual 1GHz Pentium III system, so it's
> twice as fast as a 1GHZ Pentium III!" which isn't close to the
> truth.  You can't correct them, either.

How much faster, on average, would such a system be?  I know it's not
linear, but is there a good rule of thumb for that?

kurt at k-huhn.com

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