Python Memory Manager

Ross Ridge rridge at caffeine.csclub.uwaterloo.ca
Wed Feb 20 17:26:47 CET 2008


<MartinRinehart at gmail.com> wrote:
>20 MBs = 5 M 32-bit words = 1.25 millis to move half of them on a
>2GHz machine. Don't know how much a milli costs where you live.

A 2GHz machine doesn't have 20Mb of 2GHz memory.  You made the mistake
of measuring the speed of processor's cache, rather than the RAM.

					Ross Ridge

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