Janina Sajka <janina(a)rednote.net> wrote:
Matthew Miller writes:
> On Mon, Jun 27, 2005 at 09:51:51AM -0400, Janina Sajka wrote:
> > > > My fast machine is a Pentium 2 clocking at 348 Mhz with 192 Mb RAM
> > > > The Celeron slowpoke clocks at 701 and sports 512 Mb RAM
> > > How are you measuring fast? For some workloads,
that's completely to be
> > > expected.
> > Latency of keystrokes. I press the key and the feedback is
oo so slow.
> > In my case it's TTS feedback, not on screen, but same principle. Both
> > machines have the exact same TTS board (ISA) and software drivers, both
> > running FC4, but this was also true FC 3.
> Hmmm. That should be next to instant on either system. I wonder
> something is simply configured badly and introducing a delay.
Note that in my experience a good or bad motherboard can make worlds of
difference between machines. I.e., an i386/25 being quite a bit faster than
an i486dx4/100 when compiling kernels... one a Novell certified mobo (quite
expensive in its time), the other a el-cheapo mobo from the PC store at the
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