machoflops

machoflops

/mach'oh-flops/ A pun on "megaflops" referring to the inflated performance figures often quoted by computer manufacturers. Real application programs are lucky to get half the quoted speed.

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Machoflops: operational claims made in marketing or sales literature by hardware manufacturers; performance never matches promise.