[clug] CPU speed in MHz

Eyal Lebedinsky eyal at eyal.emu.id.au
Mon Nov 17 17:03:03 MST 2014

On 11/18/14 10:56, Bryan Kilgallin wrote:
> Yes thanks Eyal:
>> There is no reliable way to extract the CPU MHz from the numbers here.
> The phone seems to have very limited utility info.
>> However, it
>> is possible that this CPU has a known fixed speed (set by either the manufacturer
>> or the board design). Check the relevant doco.
>> For example, this doco (is this your phone?)
>>     http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Neo_FreeRunner_Hardware
>> says "400/500 MHz", so I will assume the "BogoMIPS: 199.47" suggests 400MHz.
> Yes, that's my phone. And I had read elsewhere that its model of CPU ran at 400 MHz.
> According to the BogoMIPS readouts, my PC is 28 times as fast as the phone!

Do not put too much trust in BogoMIPS, this does not represent the CPU MHz in a reliable
way and neither reflect the true performance of a CPU.


Eyal Lebedinsky (eyal at eyal.emu.id.au)

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