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Jim wrote:
I have always been interested in this also.
>>> Me too!!!


Course when I talk to my M$ buddies and try to explain the speed of the
AS/400 system they give me this deer in the headlights look. So they
probably think it's quite impressive. <g>
>>> Well, when we do find out, and we say "It is 500 MHz." They will laugh
because that is slow.

<rant> I have found that most technical people don't look into what each
processor is designed for. I tell them that a G4 700 Mhz CPU can smoke a P3
1 Ghz (this was a while ago), they didn't believe me. When it reality in
pure number crunching, the G4 will out perform the Pentium 3, just because
of the architecture (64-bit vs. 32-bit). I would rather have a "standard" in
place that can be used to rate all processors under equal terms because Mhz
is NOT an acute


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