>From the Apple web site:

"Awesome processing power
You can choose from three super models: the dual 800MHz Power Mac G4 with
SuperDrive, 867MHz Power Mac G4 with SuperDrive or the 733MHz Power Mac G4
with a CD-RW drive."

So the fastest iSeries has a slower chip than the standard Mac.

This is not trivial.  The slow cpu of the iSeries prevents modern
programming languages from being used on our system.


Steve Richter




----- Original Message -----
From: "Pat Barber" <mboceanside@worldnet.att.net>
To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Sent: Thursday, December 27, 2001 3:00 PM
Subject: Re: Trivia: Processor MHz


> The following were published quite a while back and have no meaning
> to the true speed of the processor but if it makes you feel better:
>
> 740-2069       262mhz   Northstar
> 740-2069(1510) 262mhz   "
> 740-2069(1511) 262mhz   "
> 740=2069(1512) 262mhz   "
>
> 740-2070       262mhz   "
> 740-2070(1510) 262mhz   "
> 740-2070(1511) 262mhz   "
> 740-2070(1512) 262mhz   "
> 740-2070(1513) 262mhz   "
>
> Since the number of IOP's are not included, it's impossible to compare
> these numbers to anything else. A "small" 400 has "many" processors
> other than the main processor, so how one goes about measuring the
> speed of the box is beyond anything I am aware of. I personally like
> the TPC thing myself....
>
>
> Just to screw with you just a little, consider the following:
>
> 250-2296        200mhz
> 270-2431(1581)  540mhz
> 270-2434(1516)  600mhz
>
> 820-0150        600mhz
> 840-2461(1548)  600mhz  (24 CPU's)
>
> All of these numbers were published by Timothy Prickett(sp?) in
> Midrange Computing back in 05/14/01 and they appear to be accurate.
>
>
>
>
> "Haase, Justin C." wrote:
> >
> > Big bets going on around here about the processor speed of a 9406-740
> > 12-way.  Granted, the CPW is 4550.  I don't care about ibm's speed
rating.
> > How fast in MHz do these processors run?  My bet is around 266.  Some
are
> > saying 4-500!  I don't think so.  Please quantify your results with a
> > reputable source.  Thanks!
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