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    Arjan van de Ven wrote:
    >> ther uniprocessor machines.
    >> That's a load more descriptive :D
    >>
    >> 0.890 uS, 0.556uS/cycle, that's barely 2 cycles you know. (Pentium M)
    >> PPC performs similarly, 1 cycle should be about 1uS.
    >>
    >>> Chris
    >
    > you have your units off; 1 cycle is 1 nS not 1 uS (or 0.556 nS for the
    > pM)

    Ah, right right. Nano is a billion, micro is a million. How did I get
    that mixed up.

    So that's barely two THOUSAND cycles. Which is closer to what I
    expected (i.e., not instant)


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