KBEA-00001 - Determining a machine's processor, architecture, and speed

Summary

Before comparing timing across different machines, you should know exactly what processor/architecture/speed a system is running.

Solution

How to determine processor speed/architecture:

Windows:

Right click on 'My Computer', choose Properties.

Computer:
 Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.40GHz

 

Windows from the command line:

systeminfo

 

Solaris:

/usr/platform/`uname \-m`/sbin/prtdiag

System Configuration:Sun Microsystems sun4u Sun Fire V100 (UltraSPARC-IIe 548MHz)

 

Linux:

% cat /proc/cpuinfo

Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.40GHz
cpu MHz 2393.016

 

See Also

  • For a processor identification utility from Intel, download and install the utility from Intel's website

Applies to

  • Product versions: All
  • OS versions: All
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