[rescue] R8k I2's

Andrew Weiss ajwdsp at cloud9.net
Tue Jan 7 23:48:14 CST 2003

I Concur... my POWERStation 320E is nice... 20Mhz too...


On Tuesday, January 7, 2003, at 08:07  PM, Francisco Javier 
Mesa-Martinez wrote:

>> get one for the collection (mostly because it's a good point about
>> higher MHz isn't always faster).
> Hum.... I would not put the R8K as a good example. Sure code optimized
> almost by hand after several virgins were sacrificed on a full moon 
> night,
> ran very quickly on the R8K. As long as it was FP and fitted nicely on 
> the
> cache, other than that the machine really blew.
> For a better example of a better balanced slow MHZ computer, I recomend
> the the POWER I/II from IBM... they had pretty good FP but they could 
> hold
> their own on Int code too.
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