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Cameron Wilmot | Jan 20, 2009 at 11:00 pm CST - 0 mins, 46 secs reading time for this page
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Super PI

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.5 Mod XS

Developer Homepage: http://pw1.netcom.com/~hjsmith/Pi/Super_Pi.html

Product Homepage: http://pw1.netcom.com/~hjsmith/Pi/Super_Pi.html

Developed by some folks from the University of Tokyo (yes, Japan), Super PI is a small utility that does just as the name implies. It figures PI to a set number of decimal places. Since PI is an infinite number to the right of the decimal point, the utility measures the time it takes to figure a set number of places. It runs the calculations a set number of times and gives a time for the completion of the task. This is a simple and effective way to measure the raw number crunching power of the processor being used to compile the results.

Our Super PI 1M results here are a little all over the place, thanks to a range of different CPU clock speeds in play.

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