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Problem with this Equation.


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TheWhiteRose000

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Okay,.

First off who missed me anyone, anyone?
Second I've been working on a project for a while now and.
For me to progress I need to learn the mathematical equation to a CPU.


Example.
I got a CPU with a 12mb Cache and is clocked at 3.33
I am trying to figure out how much information in general will be processed every second.
To those who can help me with this the actual question I need to solve is.

How much information will be processed if the CPU is as follows.

6 Core
L1 Cache 256kb
L2 Cache 256kb
L3 Cache 12mb

Clocked at 3.33 gigahertz a second.
Again this is not school work or anything but a project I am solely working on.
I cannot divulge anymore then this and I need to figure out what this math problem's solution is.
Can someone help me with that and also teach me the equation to solve this later on in the future.

Thank you everyone.

-Daniel-
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SpywareDr

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Good Riddance, Gigahertz
http://www.wired.com...s/2004/03/62851

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A chip's clock speed is almost irrelevant in determining the overall performance of a computer.
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Depending on the design, some types of chips can now process more instructions in each cycle, making them "faster" than other chips with higher clock speeds. In reality, clock speed is just one factor in a computer's performance, ...


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D:

It's still not helping me.
I'm still trying to determine how much information is getting processed every second.

DX
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Hot dang, I found it on Wikia.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CPU_cache

Now I know, or at least I think I do to the solution to my problem.
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Excellent. Don't forget to factor in for cache misses, coherence, latency, algorithm efficiency, etc.
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