[hashcash] Re: 1.10 benchmark

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On Sat, 2 Oct 2004, Justin Guyett wrote:

On 2004-10-01T20:23:27-0400, Atom 'Smasher' wrote:
my default engine (MMX Standard 1x2-pipe) shows the *exact* same speed,
but the estimate for generating a 30 bit stamp has gone up:
        30bit 1.09 = 448 seconds
        30bit 1.10 = 464 seconds

That's easily within expected variance.

% for ((i=0; $i < 5; i++)); do hashcash -sb30; done
time estimate: 560 seconds (9 minutes)
time estimate: 547 seconds (9 minutes)
time estimate: 498 seconds (8 minutes)
time estimate: 539 seconds (9 minutes)
time estimate: 523 seconds (9 minutes)
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i'm not getting nearly as much variation, in my estimates:

$ for ((i=0; $i < 15; i++)); do hashcash -sb30; done
time estimate: 464 seconds (8 minutes)
time estimate: 464 seconds (8 minutes)
time estimate: 464 seconds (8 minutes)
time estimate: 464 seconds (8 minutes)
time estimate: 464 seconds (8 minutes)
time estimate: 464 seconds (8 minutes)
time estimate: 464 seconds (8 minutes)
time estimate: 464 seconds (8 minutes)
time estimate: 464 seconds (8 minutes)
time estimate: 464 seconds (8 minutes)
time estimate: 464 seconds (8 minutes)
time estimate: 448 seconds (7 minutes)
time estimate: 464 seconds (8 minutes)
time estimate: 464 seconds (8 minutes)
time estimate: 464 seconds (8 minutes)


...atom

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