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st: Re: Speed comparisons (Was: Suggestions?)


From   "Stephen P. Jenkins" <stephenj@essex.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Re: Speed comparisons (Was: Suggestions?)
Date   Tue, 29 Apr 2003 14:27:18 +0100 (GMT Daylight Time)

On Tue, 29 Apr 2003 08:06:25 -0400 Eswar Krishnan MD 
<statafan@hotmail.com> wrote:

> I am relatively new to STATA8. I use a Pentium 4, 256MB PC but find
> calcualtions to be rather slow. Does anyone know about speed comparisons
> between SUN work stations and MAC (dual processor) as opposed to pentium?

Please first elaborate on the basis of your conclusions about speed, 
giving especially data set size (is it bigger than 256Mb?) , and the 
programs that are being used (it matters whether you're using a 
built-in routine or an ado file).

Stephen
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Professor Stephen P. Jenkins <stephenj@essex.ac.uk>
Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER)
University of Essex, Colchester, CO4 3SQ, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1206 873374. Fax: +44 (0)1206 873151.
http://www.iser.essex.ac.uk

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