What does MIPS stand for?

Millions of Instructions Per Second

Used to measure raw computing speed, but does not take into account several factors (such as how complex the instructions are, what the computer's I/O speed is, etc.) Therefore, Megahertz and Gigahertz are more commonly used.


Older computer systems would often measure processing performance in MIPS.

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Updated October 23, 2013

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