[RC5] Runtime optimization??

bert bertodell at charter.net
Thu Mar 2 21:13:39 EST 2006


I wish I was a coder,but if someone is actually working right now to 
make the current cores 6% more faster than they are now,maybe we could 
eventually actually break the 1% done barrier in my lifetime or cut the 
time to finish to 10 years or less :P

Bert O'Dell

Benjamin Kaufman wrote:

>Just 1% in the scope of distributed.net speed is huge.
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>1% more on a few thousand computers, is a lot.
>6% more on a few thousand computers is years shaved off the project.
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>Benjamin 'thumper^' Kaufman
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>On 02/03/06, Elektron <elektron_rc5 at yahoo.ca> wrote:
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>>On 2006-03-01, at 23:20:29, Fugu wrote:
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>>>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...
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>>Because there's someone willing to rewrite it for every platform. A
>>lot of work is spent in squeezing out an extra 6%.
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>>I don't even understand the AltiVec core.
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>>- Me
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