[RC5] What CPU works best?

Dan Oetting oetting at gldmutt.cr.usgs.gov
Fri Sep 10 12:31:52 EDT 1999


At 11:01 -0500 9/8/1999, Ryan Malayter wrote:

>How fast is the new G4 chip running RC5? Is it appreciably faster than the
>G3? Or are most of the G4's advances FP/AltiVec related?

Without AltiVec enhancements the RC5 client on a G4 runs exactly as fast as
a G3 (or 603/604) PPC at the same clock speed. Of course, the G4's will
have faster clocks than the G3's.

--
Dan Oetting <dan_oetting at comug.com>

PowerPC 603/604/750 -- Still the fastest RC5 core on the net


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