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krackedpress wrote
The next thing people will insist on is LO being designed to run on all
2, 4, 6, or even 8 cores of the CPU at the same time to make it even

Do you really think it makes sense that Calc and Base are not prepared to
use all the computing power available?

Why do you think TDF and AMD are trying to bring GPU calculation to LO?
Because Calc (I haven't even tried Base...) is absurdly slow!

A heavy calculation spreadsheet I have takes 50 "seconds" to open in Excel
2010 and takes more than 10 *minutes* to open in Calc! (both 32bit versions)

No wonder Kohei Yoshida (one of, if not *the* main Calc developer) said
recently (August 2013): " You can’t compare Calc with Excel yet. They are
still miles ahead of us."

When Calc is able to use all cores and threads and eventually 64bit
operations then it might be on par...

Why do you assume the OP isn't doing number crunching?

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