From: Ben Franchuk <>
Date: Thu Apr 18 10:49:51 2002

Jay West wrote:
> I think that certainly one of the criteria should be the HVAC required...
> "My computer requires more tons of AC cooling than yours"
Well that may not true any more for OLD computers. Remember now you can
get cooling units that fit on the CPU of modern machines.

Anyway can somebody with access to BYTE look up a benchmark they had
many years ago (1980's???) that had word size, opcode length and memory
speed all related together. They gave the PDP-8 as a example and it did
rather well. That would also be a good classic benchmark too.

Ben Franchuk - Dawn * 12/24 bit cpu *
Received on Thu Apr 18 2002 - 10:49:51 BST

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