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



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.

regards,
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