OT-ish: What's the HP9000 K Class K570 server equivalent to?

From: Stan Barr <stanb_at_dial.pipex.com>
Date: Sat Aug 7 03:09:54 2004


"Zane H. Healy" <healyzh_at_aracnet.com> said:
> >I just got an HP9000 K Class K570 server. It's got dual 200Mhz PA-RISC
> >processors and 1GB RAM, plus some arsenal of hard drives.
> >
> >I've never worked with HP PA-RISC machines before. What's this equivalent
> >to in terms of Intel processor power?
> For Interger performance it's slightly better than a Pentium II
> 350Mhz, and for Floating Point, it's somewhere around a Pentium III
> 500-550Mhz. The other thing to remember is that the PA-RISC chip is
> 64-bit. I'm guessing the K570 also weighs a lot more than any normal
> Pentium II or Pentium III system :^)

According to the SPEC website a K570 1 cpu runs:
SPEC95fp 23.0 SPECint 14.6
if such figures mean anything.

(I've been thinking of playing with a PS-RISC machine myself which is
why I had the figures to hand...)

Stan Barr  stanb_at_dial.pipex.com
The future was never like this!
Received on Sat Aug 07 2004 - 03:09:54 BST

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