[RC5] Why is CSC bitslice MMX only?
b.ford at qut.edu.au
Tue Dec 28 00:56:44 EST 1999
> Question about the latest .450 clients,
>from the changes.txt file:
>2.8004.450 new: macos port including Altivec core support (twice as
> fast as MMX on otherwise comparable hardware)
> Is this just for the NEWER CPU's, PIII's, Celerons, AMD K6-III's, and
> I tried the client on P2's amd a AMD k5 without any difference.
> If its worth it I could try it on a cyrix 6x86 150+ cpu?
Not worth it unless the processor is a PPC G4 with the vector processing
unit (Altivec). Not useful on any x86 CPU.
Bruce Ford b.ford at qut.edu.au
Teaching and Learning Support Services Ph: +61 7 3864 1178
Queensland University of Technology
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