question about Intel P4 versus Alpha's

Greg Lindahl lindahl at
Wed Jan 8 11:22:36 PST 2003

On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 09:49:26AM -0600, Henderson, TL Todd wrote:

> My guesstimate was that this was an indication of the memory bandwidth and
> speed to memory.

It can't be that. Memory latency delays etc are so short that they
don't show up as idle time in top.


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