I dont know the purpose of testing application launches but if you want to factor out the hard disk, why not use a ram drive? W. >>> In other words one way or another, we may just be testing hard disks. <<< -----Original Message----- From: lcs@... [mailto:lcs@...] Sent: Saturday, January 20, 2001 12:41 PM To: futurebasic@...; lcs@...; tedd@... Subject: [FB] Re: MultiLaunch Results Hi All, I wrote: > --- G3 333Mhz PB now gives 5.8 ticks per launch. > --- FX now gives 8.5 ticks per launch. tedd then got: --- 6.0 ticks per launch with G4 500 Mhz (But which system??) I mused: > That [68K vs G3/4] is amazingly close and suggests > that my use of a disk file to store the record > of launches is predominating. In other words one way or another, we may just be testing hard disks.