On Fri, Aug 02, 2002 at 10:35:54PM -0700, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote: > > Not so - AMD Palominos and Thuroughbreds support all of the Intel > > instructions and, naturally enough, the AMD chips are faster even with the > > Intel compiler.. Intel is .. displeased by this. > > wow. I was under the impression Intel's compiler did better work using their > knowledge of the pipelines and what not. You'd think, wouldn't you? As I said, Intel is Not Happy about this turn of events. Of course, the benchmarking and comparison was done using Intel's win32 compiler, but I doubt their Linux compiler is all that significantly different a beast. > Either way gcc works just fine at $0 whereas the Intel is $399. I'll drink to that! -- Joseph Carter <email@example.com> I N33D MY G4M3Z, D00D!!!!111!! (Just ... don't ask) <Deek> If the user points the gun at his foot and pulls the trigger, it is our job to ensure the bullet gets where it's supposed to.
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