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    SubjectRe: Intel vs AMD x86-64
    On Sun, Feb 22, 2004 at 07:38:59PM -0500, Timothy Miller wrote:
    > In theory, IEEE FP is IEEE FP, but it seems that Intel may have cheated
    > in their design, silently reducing precision for the sake of some other
    > aspect of their design, making their processors less useful (or
    > useless?) for scientific applications. Another example of Intel
    > arrogance? Or perhaps a reasonable design compromise? You decide.

    did they use -miiie? was the same compiler (exact same version) used? if the
    answer to either is no, that would account for the difference.

    Tom Vier <>
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