Talk:Computer performance

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Performance problems/tuning[edit]

This page could use a section that lists the different ways to improve computer performance / lower performance. E.g. having a lot of files slows it down because..; Having this and that bad hardware slows it down because..; etc. --Mithcoriel 08:22, 22 April 2007 (UTC)

I don't think that would be appropriate. This is not a tuning manual, it is an article defining the term "computer performance". But maybe someone believes we should include a few examples of performance problems? Chris Loosley 11:39, 20 July 2007 (UTC)

To dos - academic significance[edit]

To have academic significance, the article should discuss latency, completion time, service time, bandwidth, throughput, relative efficiency, scalability, speed up; citing articles from academic journals.--BMF81 13:01, 20 July 2007 (UTC)

Agreed, this is still a stub. I merged your list into the metrics section, and split off the relationship to software quality into its own section. All sections need fleshing out. There's probably a good survey paper somewhere, to use as a reference. Chris Loosley 19:58, 20 July 2007 (UTC)

Lags - inappropriate[edit]

This article should somehow clarify that lags are not related to computing performance, but network performance. I also think that we should introduce "pops" for computing performance drops, yet I know that this is not how wikipedia works :/ --SerraAvenger (talk) 00:07, 25 May 2010 (UTC)