[Beowulf] Re: newbie

NiftyOMPI Mitch niftyompi at niftyegg.com
Sun May 10 19:54:41 PDT 2009

On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 12:40 PM, Mark Hahn <hahn at mcmaster.ca> wrote:
>> I don't see anything on there to indicate that it is in any way faster
>> than regular gcc.
>> Or any comparisons to the commercial compilers, including Intel's.  If
>> somebody has a link to it, this sort of info is good to have.
> there's a message here:
> http://forums.amd.com/devforum/messageview.cfm?catid=373&threadid=112644&enterthread=y
> (free registration/login probably required) that claims to have gotten
> 20% boost vs gcc 4.3.2 on Enigma at Home (www.enigmaathome.net I guess.)

As hard as Intel and AMD work on the silicon it is astounding
that compilers are seen as just an "Oh by the way" by some.

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