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SubjectRe: BogoMIPS revisitied...MMX
On Wed, 18 Mar 1998, George Bonser wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Mar 1998, Gerard Roudier wrote:
> > > I dunno, but I think I will buy more AMD chips ;)
> >
> > Indeed, you should, if the Bogo MIPS result is your preferred Linux
> > application. ;)
> >
> > Gerard.
> Wouldn't the branch prediction be bad no matter WHAT application you
> are running?

In fact the branch prediction on such a small loop is rather good: who the hell
can imagine that you really want to execute an empty loop? :-)

Greetings,

Geert

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Geert Uytterhoeven Geert.Uytterhoeven@cs.kuleuven.ac.be
Wavelets, Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP} http://www.cs.kuleuven.ac.be/~geert/
Department of Computer Science -- Katholieke Universiteit Leuven -- Belgium

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