[rc5] Identical results, two CPUs
psychedelic-harry at mindless.com
zberger at ldl.net
Sat Jul 26 22:17:50 EDT 1997
On 7/26/97 19:34 Murray Stokely blurted:
>Why shouldn't they be? MMX is of course useless for htis type of
>thing, and the larger cache is apparently not important either.
>On Sat, 26 Jul 1997, Tom Wheeler wrote:
>% Among other machines, I'm running the client on a P200/MMX and a
>% regular P200. A coworker says there's "no way" these two machines can
>% be running at virtually identical speed, but they are - about 240Kk/s.
>% Would anyone care to take a crack (ha ha) at explaining why they are
>% the same so my coworker and I can end this silliness?
Perhaps you should consider the idea that MMX is only a speed improvement
in the marketing and advertising departments and has no actual effect on
your hardware for all practical purposes...
>% Tom Wheeler
>% tomw at intelligraphics.com
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