I wanted to test some of the overclocking options mentioned in Dom's post (see the link in the RPi main page about Raspbian).
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time echo "scale=2000;4*a(1) | bc -l
So ... in Puppy (SAP Alpha 3)
With the over-voltage overclock, (1Ghz) the "real" time was:
With the "safe" overclock, (arm - 850, sdram - 500, gpu - 250), I got:
With no overclocking:
As a quick comparison, I ran the test on my Arch installation (this is using the same "safe" overclock) and got:
Just out of interest, I ran this on my laptop, which is a Pentium 3 with 256mb of RAM (so similar to the sort of machine to which Eben has claimed the Pi might have similar performance). It is running Racy Puppy.
The time was:
Anyone else tried any benchmarking recently?