Looking for a Web application to test CPU

Steven Alligood steve at bluehost.com
Mon Jun 30 10:12:53 MDT 2008


Von Fugal wrote:
> <quote name="Stuart Jansen" date="Sat, 28 Jun 2008 at 23:01 -0600">
>   
>> On Sat, 2008-06-28 at 22:44 -0600, Dave Smith wrote:
>>     
>>> No webapps come to mind as being CPU intensive. I think if you plan to 
>>> throw lots of simulated users at it, any webapp will be CPU intensive 
>>> (though CPU is probably not your bottleneck in these situations).
>>>       
>> They exist. I've run across some pretty sucky sites that max my
>> processor whenever I perform certain actions or scroll the window.
>> Sadly, I still haven't remembered where I found them or I would have
>> replied with a more useful comment to the original post.
>>     
>
> I'm not sure, the original post was worded kinda funny, but I think he's
> talking about CPU intensity on the host side.
>
> I, too, have come across plenty sucky sites that claim intensive CPU
> usage on the client side.
>
> Von Fugal
>   
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
See, I thought he meant the server side as well.

To make the client side pound CPU is harder.  Poorly written flash app?  
Thousands of lines of javascript?  .NET?  Anything that's a Java applet?
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