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CPU speed

  1. Jan 29, 2007 #1
    On average, how long would it take a 2ghz processor to compute a string math problem that is about 16 million digits long?
     
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  3. Jan 31, 2007 #2

    berkeman

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    Hi linux kid,

    In your recent thread about MIPS, a link was posted to a wikipedia article about processor speeds:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Million_instructions_per_second

    Was that article of any help? Can you be a bit more specific in your question? Like, are you asking specifically about a 2GHz Pentium processor in a PC running some operating system and a C++ custom program to do some computation involving 16 million of something? More details would be helpful.
     
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