By-processor statistics for SETI@home

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Twenty-seven-month trend from 9-Sep-1999 to 3-Dec-2001. The pictures are not merely decorative; if you're thinking of buying a new PC or Mac, click on one. Those who like upgrading their computers to squeeze out the most WUs for SETI@home often find that a cache makes a big difference; you can shop here for a cache.

Intel x86: rising from 83.5% to 88.1% of machines, rising from 73.4% to 90.4% of WUs

Power PC: declining from 8.7% to 7.7% of machines, declining from 9.9% to 5.6% of WUs

SPARC: declining from 4.6% to 2.9% of machines, declining from 6.9% to 2.3% of WUs

MIPS: declining from 0.9% to 0.7% of machines, declining from 2.2% to 0.8% of WUs

Alpha: declining from 1.0% to 0.6% of machines, declining from 2.5% to 0.9% of WUs

mips4: declining from 0.4% to 0.3% of machines, declining from 2.5% to 1.6% of WUs

hppa2.0: declining from 0.5% to 0.5% of machines, declining from 1.2% to 0.9% of WUs

sparcv9: rising from 0.3% to 0.5% of machines, rising from 0.6% to 1.2% of WUs

hppa1.1: rising from 0.2% to 0.2% of machines, rising from 0.2% to 0.2% of WUs

Alpha EV6: rising from 0.0% to 0.0% of machines, rising from 0.5% to 0.5% of WUs