On Sep 20, 6:49 pm, SpringFlowers AutumnMoon
<summercooln... / gmail.com> wrote:
> How fast does your Ruby run?
>
> I got 53648 iterations per second running the following program,
> on an Intel 3.2 GHz HT, Win XP machine:

Dual Core AMD Opteron 270 2GHz
Ruby 1.8.5 on i486-linux
It took 19.373381 seconds to run. 51617 iterations per second.

Not too fast, but I do have a couple of Western Digital (WD1500ADFD)
drives, so the I/O screams :)