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"cannot consume 50-100W power" is because it would drain the batteries within minutes. Also, it would have a cooling problem. So I maintain that a smartphone CPU cannot comsume 50-100 W.

That is part of the explanation why you cannot expect similar performance. But that's what I am after: How much real, absolute performance is sacrified by lowering the power dissipation?

Within one machine class, say desktop PCs, lots of independent groups (tech magazines etc) have developed and run benchmark tests, independent of manufacturers' wishes and outside their control. Some of the benchmarks have been highly synthetic, testing specific hardware features, but there is also a lot of suites that is modelled to resemble actual workloads. This holds for smartphones, too: You will find dozens of tests ranging the performance of different smartphone models, even across CPU architectures and OSes (Android vs. iPhone). Benchmarking looks at end result performance, without being concerned about number of instructions exeuted, memory technology and whathaveyou.

There is no reason why you shouldn't be able to compare, say, video compression speed on a smartphone and on a desktop PC. Or generating an animation. Or compiling a million lines. Face recognition. Automatic translation. ... Lots of tasks can be done on both machine families, without any concern for RISC/CISC, CPU frequency, memory technology etc: You measure how long it takes to complete the task, and that is it.

The factor will certainly be different for different tasks. The right answer is then NOT that "We cannot come up with one single value - it wouldn't be correct under all circumstances - so therefore we can't give you any figure at all" ... The right answer is to give a set of figures: When circumstances are so-and-so, the factor is X. When they are such-and-such, the factor is Y.

It seems as if everybody and his grandma is very reluctant to make real comparisons between desktop PC performance and smartphone perfomance. It seems like the effort spent on finding casues for not doing it is a lot higher than the effort that would be required to do it Smile | :)
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