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well, the fastest PI calculating app i have found can calculate 1 000 000 000 decimals of PI in 18898.83 seconds (5 hours, 14 minutes, 58.83 seconds) using only a single core of my Q6600.. and i wonder if theres any faster apps, and maybe some that can utilize multiple cores..?

edit:
this app beats SuperPI quite well..
1 000 000 decimals:
SuperPi: 17.754 Seconds
this app: 1.88 Seconds
Edited by Microx256 - 6/30/08 at 12:37pm
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Huh?

There are faster algorithms for calculating π than the one used by SuperPi. However, that isn't the point. SuperPi is a benchmark for comparing processors using the same algorithm.
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Huh?

There are faster algorithms for calculating π than the one used by Super Pi.
i know that.. duhh..! did you even read my whole post?
i asked what are the fastest APPS for calculating Pi, and i said there already that SuperPI SUCKS..

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i know that superpi is a bechmark program, but i was asking for faster programs.. ..
Edited by Microx256 - 6/30/08 at 12:47pm
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