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Old 2007-05-26, 04:53   #5
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Originally Posted by crash893 View Post
like p-1 with 512 ram you had lets say 50% chance of finding a factor (i know its much lower)

but with 1 gig you only had like a 60% and with 2 gigs you only had like a 65% chance
Do you think something's wrong with that? (Other than the real percentages being much lower than 50%/60%/65% -- maybe substitute 1.0%/1.2%/1.3% ) If so, what numbers would you think were "normal"?

Increasing memory does not increase the chance of factor-finding in _linear proportion_.

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