It's called MIPS.  Millions of instructions per second.

That is the standard.


Jim Langston

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From: "Wills, Mike N. (TC)" <>
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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