What do you guys thing about the P4

Richard Walsh rbw at networkcs.com
Fri Apr 13 17:17:14 EDT 2001


Doug Nordwall writes:

>I spoke with Dave Feller and he does not know what compiler was used. Since we
>do not have a source license to Gaussian (our lab makes a competing product ;),
>we only get binaries. Since these were the same binaries I have used on the last
>6 machines I have tested on, and were made _at least_ a year ago, I am guessing
>they were not made with special p4 compilers. However, Dave and I can ask the
>gaussian folks.

I guess this makes the performance improvement that much more
impressive with all potential SSE2 instruction gains yet to 
come.

rbw


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