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Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] 64 bit vs 32 bit

From: Daniel O'Connor
Subject: Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] 64 bit vs 32 bit
Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2007 19:57:32 +0930
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On Mon, 6 Aug 2007, Eric Blossom wrote:
> > It would probably be a fairly marginal difference though..
> > (Right? I haven't done any tests..)
> Twice as many registers available for the compiler in 64-bit mode.
> This makes a big difference, since the X86 architecture is register
> starved.

Yes, I am aware there are architectural improvements but theory doesn't 
always hold :)

(ie I am wondering if anyone has done a comparison)

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
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