[RC5] Athlon core contribution

Andrew MacKenzie andy at edespot.com
Fri Dec 6 10:33:50 EST 2002


> Fastest XP is nearly 3 times faster than fastest G4... But I actually did
> not plan to purchase any power pc-based computer for so long I can't say
> what in price in equivalent for a XP 2400 in the power pc world. But it
> looks like Power PC are pretty much behind anyway. Let me guess that risc is
> not very good for floating point calculation?
Also note that the cores are not yet optimized.  If I recall, the G4 pretty
much cleaned up with it's optimized core in RC5-64 (Altivec did amazingly
well for RC5).

-- 
// Andrew MacKenzie  |  http://www.edespot.com
// The road to hell is paved with NAND gates.
//                 -- J. Gooding
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