Some Unix benchmarks for those who are interesed

Eric Anderson anderson at
Fri Mar 9 19:34:22 UTC 2007

On 03/09/07 12:55, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> On Mar 8, 2007, at 9:24 PM, Eric Anderson wrote:
> [ ... ]
>> Dunno.  I was merely trying to keep things honest, since what was  
>> communicated (whether intended or not) was that a C3 isn't modern,  
>> and is akin to a Pentium, which it isn't.
> I've got a VIA C3 Samuel myself, and it is fine for what it is, which  
> is a low-power clone of the Pentium-MMX in terms of capabilities; the  
> newer C3 Nehemiah is roughly comparable to a P2, plus SSE and the  
> extra AES/RNG crypto stuff.  Look at dmesg or cpuid and compare CPU  
> features.

I'm pretty familiar with C3 and C7 chips.

I wouldn't compare performance of a CPU based on CPU features.


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