SPEC—how could we live without it?

The most honest benchmarks available I first encountered the SPEC Graphics and Workstation Group (SPEC/ GWPG) in 1987 while they were still managed by the National Computer Graphics Association (NCGA). They were a bunch of engineers who were trying to establish some stability and rationalization in the evaluation of graphics workstations. That was back when we had a half dozen ...

Jon Peddie

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