Mhz for Mhz, the difference is neglible, as can be seen with CPU-bound benchmarks like bogomips. This isn't as true on 400Mhz XScale systems (e.g iPAQ) for various reasons which are only
slightly relevant to RISC OS which has unfortunately muddied the waters a bit.
Any cursory read of the IOP321 manual will show that comparison with the 7500 is ill-placed and they have very little in common, as well as showing why any other solution (I'm referring to PCI mainly here), will at best, only be able to match it.
We could go on about ARM9, etc, etc, but any system based upon those remains equally in vapourware territory.
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