[OS X TeX] speed of typesetting on a MacBook?

Piet van Oostrum piet at cs.uu.nl
Thu Jan 12 17:11:48 EST 2006

>>>>> "Gary L. Gray" <gray at engr.psu.edu> (GLG) wrote:

>GLG> I am *very* interested in getting one of these new MacBook Pros if
>GLG> Steve Jobs' claims of its speed are true. He claims that the 1.83 GHz
>GLG> MacBook is 4 times faster than the current 1.67 GHz PowerBook. Given
>GLG> that I have 1.5 GHz PowerBook, will I see the sort of speed increases
>GLG> claimed by Jobs when typesetting TeX or will it only scale with clock
>GLG> speed, that is, it will only be 1.83/1.67 times faster?

Is this the new MHz myth (GHz myth)?
Piet van Oostrum <piet at cs.uu.nl>
URL: http://www.cs.uu.nl/~piet [PGP 8DAE142BE17999C4]
Private email: piet at vanoostrum.org
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