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system speed

Generally refers to the clock rate of the CPU; for example, 800 MHz, 1.2 GHz, etc. However, it could also refer to the overall performance of the entire computer system, which is measured in transactions per second (TPS) or some other application metric. See MHz and TPS.
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For the first section, it was divided into 6 parts namely: (1) Part A--Content, (2) Part B--Accuracy, (3) Part C--Format, (4) Part D--Ease of Use, (5) Part E--Timeliness, (6) Part F--Satisfaction with System Speed and (7) Part F--Satisfaction with System Reliability.
The benefit for designers is improved system speed with less latency or controller traffic.
Additional improvements in the system's intensifying screen features finer grain phosphors that are used to maximize sharpness and provide an even higher system speed.
TuneUp Software GmbH has released TuneUp Utilities 2004, a Windows application that optimizes Windows performance, increases system speed and stability, and lets you fine-tune the Windows interface so that it works the way you want it.
Benefits include less downtime and increased system speed, thereby reducing costs through improved management and productivity.
One of the latest innovations from Lionel is the patented Odyssey system speed control, which was introduced in the Union Pacific Challenger (the inaugural Joshua Lionel Cowen series locomotive) and has since been incorporated into other large high-end steam engine models.
The product incorporates Sanyo's BURN-Proof (Buffer Under RuN) technology, allowing the CD-RW to automatically adapt to system speed to provide error-free recording at 12x speeds.
Tenders are invited for repair and amc for cameras and accessories for 100 system speed violation detection system
In some cases, we've noticed a fourfold increase in system speed and performance.
System speed may be controlled with a single-turn speed pot, or an isolated 0-5 VDC remote signal.
<p>The new Xeons are based on Intel's latest Nehalem microarchitecture, which improves system speed by cutting bottlenecks that plagued Intel's earlier chips.
The Industrial Automation Group of Advantech introduces the UNO2176 Intel[R] Pentium[R] M 1.4 GHz/Celeron[R] M 1.0 GHz embedded automation computer, which supports pre-configured Windows XP embedded operating systems and Windows[R] CE 5.0 images via optimized onboard device drivers that the company feels add more system speed. his computer also exhibits: