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Re: CPU Boundries, Buffering, & Speed Discussion

by CountZero (Bishop)
on Sep 13, 2013 at 19:05 UTC ( #1054003=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to CPU Boundries, Buffering, & Speed Discussion

Assuming you are using the "short" scale then 1.5 quadrillion is 1.5 x 10^15, which means that if you want to finish the job in a weekend of 48 hours, your computer will have to crunch almost 9 BILLION (9 x 10^9) iterations PER SECOND. Even with your superlative hardware I guess that is too much.

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