p4 v itinium
rbw at ahpcrc.org
Mon May 20 06:57:23 PDT 2002
Ricky Rankin wrote:
>Is the that fact that most of their codes require double
>precision floating point another indicator to move in the
>direction of the usual suspects of 64bit chips.
No. The Pentium 4 fully supports double precision (64 bit)
floating point arithmetic. Your issue is with the address
space/instructions which is/are limits to 32-bits per process
(minus space for the operating system and other miscellany).
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