x86-64 on i386 (was Re: Promoting i386 version over x86_64?)

Paul Jakma paul at dishone.st
Sun Dec 13 19:27:45 UTC 2009

On Sun, 13 Dec 2009, Paul Jakma wrote:

> b) The amount of code on your system that is CPU bound and/or
>   memory-bound due to register pressure, to an extent that the x64

>   faster AFAICT, and there's plenty of experience to say that most
>   software is far from CPU bound or memory bound.

Oops, this is unclear - "memory bound" here in these 2 cases refers 
to memory-I/O, not amount of memory.

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