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By the way where does the 3x performance for a single core come from. I thought the Iyonix was 600Mhz and this new Intel chip is 1200Mhz. That if my maths is correct is maximum 2x performance assuming you hit no other bottlenecks. Nobody has mentioned high speed memory/font bus so I would have thought the relative cost of cache misses would go up and hence you would be less than 2x. Okay a new Graphics card will speed things up, but I thought the numbers were less than 100% so where does the 3x come from. Other than Castle stating that a new machine would have to run 3x for them to be interested.

 is a RISC OS UserJwoody on 31/08/06 12:55AM
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