[RC5] Runtime optimization??
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
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