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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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