Re: gimps again

From: Michael M. Butler (
Date: Sun Jan 13 2002 - 01:42:14 MST

It's not just the CPU. Mobo and memory matter too, no?

Spike Jones wrote:

> When the test is finished and the exponent is returned,
> one of the pieces of information returned is the error
> log. There are a couple dozen different processors that
> are in that enormous database, and all the various
> incarnations of each, the different clock speeds, the
> math coprocessors, the various operating systems, etc.
> Scott Kurowski is sitting on a database that can
> accurately answer the question of which company
> makes the best microprocessors. He has tons of
> data to show which ones crash the most, which
> make the most bit errors, etc. Is not such a
> database of tremendous value to Motorola,
> Intel, AMD, and perhaps Microsloth? spike

butler a t comp - lib . o r g    Wm. Burroughs said it best: "After a shooting spree,
I am not here to have an argument.        they always want to take the guns away
I am here as part of a civilization.        from the people who didn't do it."

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