[RC5] impressed about speed increase

Eric Burton brilanon at gmail.com
Tue Jan 20 14:50:47 EST 2009


What about SSE? This is spectacular

On 1/19/09, david fleischer <cilantro_il at yahoo.com> wrote:
> That's very impressive, how much performance can be finagled from the
> general prupose CPU.
> Maybe it would be educational if somebody explained what the change
> consisted of on a tech-
> nical basis, also going into the MMX instruction set more generally.
> That would both provide an educational opportunity and a common language for
> discussion on
> core architecture.
>
> Thanks,
> David
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: "steven_nikkel at ertyu.org" <steven_nikkel at ertyu.org>
> To: D.net Discussion <rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
> Sent: Monday, January 19, 2009 7:04:10 PM
> Subject: Re: [RC5] impressed about speed increase
>
> A new optimized core was added which uses assembly routines and mmx
> instructions.
>
>> Greetings, anyone care to explain what is the underlying change
>> for the performance improvement?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> David
>
>
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