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Author Topic: Slow Software  (Read 258 times)

Edvard

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Slow Software
« on: November 24, 2018, 02:58 PM »
Y'know, I've often wondered why Windows 95 on a Core 2 Duo runs roughly the same as Windows 95 on a Pentium II.
Now I still don't know, but it makes a bit more sense...

You spend lots of time waiting on your computer. You pause while apps start and web pages load. Spinner icons are everywhere. Hardware gets faster, but software still feels slow. What gives?

https://www.inkandsw...m/slow-software.html





from CodeProject News.  And yes, I have attempted to run Windows 95 on a Core 2 Duo...

Tuxman

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Re: Slow Software
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2018, 08:35 AM »
Wirth's law is an adage on computer performance which states that software is getting slower more rapidly than hardware becomes faster.

(Wikipedia)