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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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