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  • Reply to Precision Timer
    by Jim Fritts
    TIX cannot be used like you are using it with a SLEEP. I suggest you look here for more info. TIX and SLEEP are in house functions that cannot be used...
    Yesterday, 10:27 PM
  • Reply to Precision Timer
    by Stuart McLachlan
    Right you are, on the machine I'm working on qFreq is consistently the CPU Base Frequency (2,241,035) so it works for me.

    I should have realised...
    Yesterday, 10:15 PM
  • Reply to Precision Timer
    by Jim Fritts
    Likely the division by qfreq is a problem area.

    When I use TIX I never do this

    TIX q
    SLEEP Sometime...
    Yesterday, 08:30 PM
  • Reply to Precision Timer
    by Steve Hutchesson
    > Both TIX and QPC are far superior to GetTickCount.

    This depends on how you use it. With a 16 ms granularity, don't waste your time on...
    Yesterday, 08:16 PM
  • Reply to Precision Timer
    by Stuart McLachlan
    Those TIX figures don't look right at all! Not only are they very small, but they have a huge relative range....
    Yesterday, 07:32 PM
  • Reply to Precision Timer
    by Jim Fritts
    Your posted data looks much better. I typically use TIX for long periods.
    This is what I get with your new code:
    Yesterday, 06:23 PM
  • Reply to Precision Timer
    by Stuart McLachlan
    Doh! How did I not notice that

    Correcting that, TIX is about as precise as QPC but has an overhead which affects the result.
    Yesterday, 06:21 PM
  • Reply to Precision Timer
    by Jim Fritts
    This is one problem with your code.

    s += FORMAT$(t,"000.000")+" " & FORMAT$(t,"000.000")+"...
    Yesterday, 06:06 PM
  • Reply to Precision Timer
    by Stuart McLachlan
    Clearly it does no such thing. It just "cleans up" the SLEEP function....
    Yesterday, 05:55 PM

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