|From:||Derek Jones <derek@NOSPAM-knosof.co.uk>|
|Date:||Mon, 19 Jul 2021 15:35:30 +0100|
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|Posted-Date:||19 Jul 2021 12:15:19 EDT|
> As I understand it, computers were originally designed to do arithmetic
> computations and in the old days nearly 100% of a CPU's work involved
> arithmetic computations.
Knight did lots of work trying to compare computer performance,
which required measuring instruction usage across the most common
kinds of applications.
Links to his papers and some data here:
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