trixter at oldskool.org
Sat Nov 11 00:33:42 CST 2006
Chuck Guzis wrote:
>> How is that possible? The 386 improved many instructions to run in
>> fewer clocks...
> Strange, but apparently true in some cases:
That's not really a fair comparison, since that product note is from
1997, long after the time period we're talking about.
Doing some more thinking, it's possible that some 386 PCs are hampered
by memory wait states more than some implementations of 286 PCs.
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