Wes Bauske (email@example.com)
Sun, 24 Jan 1999 02:58:38 +0000
Michal Jaegermann wrote:
> Munagala V. S. Ramanath wrote:
> > There was one guy who posted here a few weeks ago about running
> > a loop which simply computed sqrt(). The 450MHz Pentium II
> > outperformed the 533MHz Alpha.
> Big deal! Pentium has sqrt in silicon while Alpha, as RISC, in an
> external library.
Multiple RISC implementations have sqrt() in silicon.
It can improve performance significantly just by not
having the function call overhead.
-- To unsubscribe: send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with 'unsubscribe' as the subject. Do not send it to email@example.com
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.0b3 on Sun Jan 24 1999 - 14:47:53 PST