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Re: R4400 vs R5k ?

On Mon, 29 Mar 2004, Mika Valtonen wrote:
> I was wondering about the performance of these two machines:
> 1.) Indy R4400 200MHz 1MB cache
> 2.) Indy R5000 180MHz 0,5MB cache,
> both running linux.
> I think the R5k must be much faster in floating point, but what about
> integer performance ?

The R5k is superscalar, the R4k isn't, so I guess it's faster, unless your code
and data fits in 1 MB and not in 0.5 MB.



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