Sign up ×
Arqade is a question and answer site for passionate videogamers on all platforms. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Or am I simply wrong about what the acronym GP5 stands for?

share|improve this question

2 Answers 2

up vote 6 down vote accepted

It's because we're used to the other acronyms of HP5 and MP5, and well, 5GP10 is too weird.

share|improve this answer
That makes sense, everything else that is per-time seems to be a "per 5 Seconds". – RovingBlade Jul 22 '12 at 3:07

People do call them gp10s quite frequently, but I believe that before they used to generate it per 5 seconds and then they changed it to 10 seconds for convenience. Old-schoolers still call it gp5s I guess!

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.