Jean-Paul Calderone exarkun at divmod.com
Tue Oct 7 04:12:31 CEST 2008

On Tue, 7 Oct 2008 12:10:44 +1000, James Mills <prologic at shortcircuit.net.au> wrote:
>On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 11:48 AM, Jean-Paul Calderone <exarkun at divmod.com> wrote:
>> Indeed, this looks wrong - or at least inconclusive.  The benchmark
>> above demonstrates throughput, not minimum (or maximum, or average,
>> or any other statistic) response latency, which is what the OP was
>> really asking about.
>I realized this _after_ I posted my response.
>Doesn't 70Hz imply that you are asking for:
>How many cycles/events per second
>can I achieve ? Hz is often used to
>determine the running frequency of
>something, not throughput (how fast the
>pipe is).

Probably, yes, but I think this just means the OP used funny
language.  Perhaps he will clarify, though.


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