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Re: ramblings about old hardware, gzip, bz2, and pentium opts

On Tue, 30 Nov 1999, Drake Diedrich wrote:

>    I ran a povray benchmark recently on a number of systems with all
> variety of -march= and -mcpu= flags, gcc 2.95.2.  [evil grin] I'll email you
> the results. }:}

Remember that povray is a FPU bound program and IIRC there are no
significant FPU optimization techniques (or gcc doesn't know about them) 
between the various chips.

A better test is to use gzip on a large file from cache or some other
integer program.


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