[RC5] Runtime optimization??

Benjamin Kaufman thumper242 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 2 20:55:22 EST 2006


Just 1% in the scope of distributed.net speed is huge.

1% more on a few thousand computers, is a lot.
6% more on a few thousand computers is years shaved off the project.

Benjamin 'thumper^' Kaufman



On 02/03/06, Elektron <elektron_rc5 at yahoo.ca> wrote:
>
> On 2006-03-01, at 23:20:29, Fugu wrote:
>
> > Why don't the cruncher cores compiled using fftw-like optimizations?
> > Assembly code may be slightly faster, but in needs to be remade for
> > every platform...
>
> Because there's someone willing to rewrite it for every platform. A
> lot of work is spent in squeezing out an extra 6%.
>
> I don't even understand the AltiVec core.
>
> - Me
> _______________________________________________
> rc5 mailing list
> rc5 at lists.distributed.net
> http://lists.distributed.net/mailman/listinfo/rc5
>


More information about the rc5 mailing list