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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.

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