decent performance from G4 Macs?
jsmith at structbio.vanderbilt.edu
Sat Apr 13 19:45:41 PDT 2002
On Sat, 13 Apr 2002, Mark Hahn wrote:
> is it just that the performance Apple brags about is strictly
> in-cache, and/or when doing something ah specialized like
> single-precision SIMD (altivec/velocity engine)?
I've been making a foray into OS X on G4 hardware recently. After having
compiled and benchmarked a couple of our compute-intensive codes, I have
wondered the same thing...
So far double-precision floating point has not impressed me in the least
on the G4.
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