What do you guys thing about the P4

Scott Delinger scott at moriarty.chem.ualberta.ca
Wed Apr 4 12:01:21 PDT 2001

I found the P4 in testing computational chemistry codes to be such a poor
performer in comparison to Athlons, P3s, and even Durons for some code
that the expense was unreasonable for almost all uses. This is the proof
of the rule "Your own code is your only meaningful benchmark.".


Scott Delinger                             scott.delinger at ualberta.ca
Snr. Systems Admin     Linux, OpenBSD, AIX, Solaris, IRIX, NT, Mac OS
Department of Chemistry
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2G2

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