> On Thu, Feb 28, 2002 at 02:59:06PM +0000, Gavin McCullagh mentioned:
> > * out of interest, anyone have ideas of it's performance
>> It seems to be about 20% slower than a celeron of the same clock speed.
> The FPU is about 40% slower, at a guess. But, we've boxes with M3's in
> them, running at 18 watts, so for low power/no fan stuff, they rock. But
> in a desktop...I'm not sure. They cash saving isn't that great.
>IIRC the FPU runs at half speed, so it's quite slow if you want that. But
for general processing, by all accounts it's fine.
(I want to get my hands on something that can encode MPEG-2 realtime, and
not need a heatsink... nice pipedream for the time being (unless I get a
PCI card to do the work for me).
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