Pystone benchmark: Win vs. Linux (again)

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Sat Jan 29 08:38:38 CET 2005

Franco Fiorese wrote:

> I am relatively new about Python benchmarks.
> After some experiments I found that Python on my PC Windows XP has a relevant higher performance 
> than on Linux. The simple test using shows this:
>  * Windows XP Pro:  16566.7 pystones/second
>  * Linux (kernel 2.6.9 NPTL): 12346.2 pystones/second

what Python version are you using for these tests?  what Windows build?


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