Thread: Gigahertz Day
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Old 2019-03-29, 18:53   #6
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Originally Posted by M344587487 View Post
It's 1GHz for 24 hours of a specific CPU that's ancient by today's standards, an early core 2 duo or something near there. As a yard stick for throughput it's not the best especially when you start trying to compare work of different types, but it's only meant as a rough guide.
I think it was based on one core of a particular core 2 duo model.
The GhzD/day unit of throughput rate is particularly ugly. My engineering professors would never have tolerated the uncanceled units. Ghz-equivalent might have flown; Gheq.
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