Originally Posted by eidairaman1
a core 2 at 6 GHz easily outpaces a 8GHz P4.
Good lord -- and then some, I'm sure. There's got to be some sort of calculation where just the brute force of the 8ghz speed in the P4 still comes out on top, though -- something to do just with floating-point operations? Or is the core 2 top in everything at those speeds?