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Prime number generator routines for TRS-80 and Z80 systems are used in bench mark tests against an IBM 370.
BYTE Mar 1980 (v.5#3) pg. 84
Correction BYTE Jul 1980 (v.5#7) pg. 216
Correction BYTE Oct 1980 (v.5#10) pg. 20
Added Info BYTE Sep 1980 (v.5#9) pg. 18

A high-level language benchmark. How to implement the Sieve prime number algorithm in ZSPL, Pascal, C, RATFOR, FORTRAN, BASIC, PLMX, FORTH, and COBOL.
BYTE Sep 1981 (v.6#9) pg. 180

The Sieve of Eratosthenes benchmark prime-number program is offered in several languages. A chart illustrates the performance of many different computers, operating systems and languages.
BYTE Jan 1983 (v.8#1) pg. 283
Added Info BYTE May 1983 (v.8#5) pg. 8
Added Info BYTE Jun 1983 (v.8#6) pg. 30

Benchmarks and performance evaluation. 8 articles discuss benchmarks, their limitations, and alternative methods of product evaluation.
BYTE Feb 1984 (v.9#2) pg. 158

Favorite benchmarks. Discrete Fourier transforms test your computer's number-crunching ability.
BYTE Feb 1984 (v.9#2) pg. 436

Benchmarking business-modeling software.
BYTE May 1984 (v.9#5) pg. 127

Three benchmark programs written in PASCAL.
BYTE Jul 1984 (v.9#7) pg. 274

Benchmarking two LISP languages (IQLISP and muLISP).
BYTE Jul 1984 (v.9#7) pg. 288

Benchmarking UNIX systems.
BYTE Aug 1984 (v.9#8) pg. 132

Using computer benchmarks to wring every drop of performance from your system. A benchmark primer, measuring CPU speed, measuring disk performance, etc.
ELECTRONICS NOW Jun 1994 (v.65#6) pg. 63

A comparison of the most popular microprocessors using benchmark programs written in assembly language. Compares the following: 370-145, LSI-11, 9900, Z80, 6502, 6800, 8080, 6100, 1802, and SC/MP.

16-bit time trials. Assembly-language benchmarks test the new generation of 16-bit microprocessors. Article includes the programs for 8086 and 6809. Programs available for 68000 and Z8000. This is an update of the March 1980 article.

Translation of the BASIC Shell Sort benchmark program into MMS Forth.
MICROCOMPUTING #73 Jan 1983 (v.7#1) pg. 31

Two benchmark programs written in Polyforth 2 for the IBM PC equipped with the 8087 chip. (1) Shell sort. (2) Matrix inversion.
MICROCOMPUTING #74 Feb 1983 (v.7#2) pg. 26

Listings of 6 benchmark programs used to test portable computers.
MICROCOMPUTING Jun 1984 (v.8#6) pg. 85

Sieve of Eratosthenes prime number benchmark program coded for the Z80 microprocessor in Zilog Mnemonics.
MICROCOMPUTING Nov 1984 (v.8#11) pg. 26

Savage Benchmark program written in GW Basic exercises a computer's ability to handle floating-point arithmetic and transcendental functions. It is a good indicator of how suitable the machine is for astronomical calculations.
SKY & TELESCOPE May 1992 (v.83#5) pg. 558