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, 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.
The box calculated Pi out to the 1 millionth digit in 17.64 seconds, which is a bit slower than times we've seen from recent Intel quad-core systems.
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- Page 1 [Introduction, Specifications, Pricing and Availability]
- Page 2 [Packaging, Internals and Set-Up]
- Page 3 [General Hands-On Usage and Performance]
- Page 4 [Benchmarks - CINEBENCH R10 64-bit]
- Page 5 [Benchmarks - Super Pi]
- Page 6 [Benchmarks - 3DMark Vantage]
- Page 7 [Gaming Performance]
- Page 8 [Final Thoughts]