>> > Dammit, why don't CPU vendors quote their performance
> > figures as minutes/linux-kernel-compile? :-)
>> Indeed, it seems hard to find anything other than the clock speed
> about most of these processors.
>> Is there a site anywhere that gives benchmark figures for different
> configurations? It would be good to see performance figures for a
> suite of benchmark programs + maybe a few standard tests such as
> linux-kernel compile.
Well, linux compile speeds aren't one of his benchmarks, but would Toms
Hardware Guide <http://www.tomshardware.com/> be any use? He has comparitive
reviews of motherboard chipsets and CPUs and stuff like that.
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