Accessing new heap costs more than old?

Adrian Hey ahey at
Mon Sep 5 14:37:47 EDT 2005

On Monday 05 Sep 2005 5:42 pm, Jan-Willem Maessen wrote:
> This agrees with my theory.

Thanks, I'm sure this must be the explanation. I guess the moral of
the story is that for comparative benchmarks you really do need to
make sure you're comparing like with like. Very small differences in
test method can have a significant impact on running time it seems.

Adrian Hey

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