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a rather general and tough question to answer, but...

i am trying to find information on the speed/performance of C++ vs C#.

anyone have information related to this?

what about some sample code i can run using each language to test speed/performance for mathematical computations?

please be as thorough as possible, and provide sample code or links to code if relevant.

thank you....
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If you don't conside the JIT compilation time into consideration, there is no difference between execution speeds. I have seen some benchmarks that shows memory requirment betwen C++ and C# apps. Even that show that there is no degradation of performance. GC acts pretty nicely. I haven't comeacross any benchmarks so far that will compare speed of execution.
In my personal expereince unless you are doing some low level programming, use of C# does not add any performance hit.
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Check the microsoft.public.dotnet.framework.performance newsgroup. It might have some postings that will help.
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Here is "A statistical analysis of the performance variations of assorted managed and unmanaged languages"

http://www.codeproject.com/dotnet/PrimeNumbersProjects.asp

I found it very helpful.
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