how do I determine the clocks per second on my machine?

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    how do I determine the clocks per second on my machine?

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    The subject pretty much says it all. As far as I understood that, the constant

    #define CLK_TCK 1000.0

    given in time.h probably isnīt really how it is like on my machine. A faster CPU would do more clocks per second than a slower one, wouldnīt it? And if so, how can I determine the real value?

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    I believe that the clock length is constant regardless of CPU speed.
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