MIPS

Meaning Millions of Instructions Per Second
Type Acronym
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Usage General (not just online)
Comments 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.
Updated October 23, 2013
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