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Power of the Colossus
05-31-2015, 03:54 PM
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Power of the Colossus
Was reading on the colossus today that was used by the British during 2nd WW to decipher German messages. It is said that the colossus being parallel can compare with today PCs in terms of power. Not sure when the article was written but this seems today vastly overstated. The Colossus could manage 5000cps with concurrent 100 operations (probably one bit since these are valves) which is equivalent to 500KHz.
I was wondering if we would have had better results with a simple 50g :-)
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Power of the Colossus - Tugdual - 05-31-2015 03:54 PM
RE: Power of the Colossus - Dave Britten - 05-31-2015, 07:02 PM
RE: Power of the Colossus - Les Bell - 05-31-2015, 11:38 PM

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