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    SubjectRe: Cyrix M2

    On Thu, 24 Apr 1997, Mike Jagdis wrote:

    > (Cyrix had to use FP registers for MMX to be at all compatible
    > with Intel. I don't think they liked having to do it :-). Intel
    > did it to save the cost of engineering their silicon to hold a
    > few more registers.)

    has anyone measured how fast the K6 switches between MMX and FPU mode?

    -- mingo

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